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Greek Shrimp Saganaki

My Greek shrimp saganaki is made with fresh seafood, tomatoes, red chili flakes, a splash of ouzo with mint, dill, and feta sprinkled on top!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
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Total Time23 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 336kcal
Author: Kevin



  • 1 ½ lbs raw shrimp (26/30 count, peeled and deveined)
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup Greek Ouzo (optional)


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion diced
  • 2 green onions small slices (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 4 roma tomatoes diced


  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • 8 ounces feta cheese crumbled



  • In a skillet over medium heat add the olive oil. After a minute add onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add garlic, salt and chili flakes, cook another minute. Stir in the tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Cover, turn heat to low and cook 5 minutes (start shrimp).


  • Peel and devein shrimp, rinse with water and pat dry. Toss with salt and pepper.
  • In a large skillet over high heat add the olive oil. After a minute add the shrimp and cook 1 minute per side. Deglaze pan with Ouzo (optional).
  • Spoon tomato sauce mixture over shrimp, add the herbs and feta cheese. Cover and cook on low for 2 minutes. Cheese should be melted. Serve immediately.


Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 944mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 896IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 303mg | Iron: 1mg