Ege Usulü Firinda Karides (Aegean-Style Shrimp)

Category: 
Soups
Seasons: 
May, June, July, August

Serves 8

Super easy

Ege Usulü Firinda Karides (Aegean-Style Shrimp)

Ingredients

For 1 Batch(es)

Recipe

  • 1/2 cup(s) olive oil
  • 5 shallots (or 1 mild onion), chopped
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 5 clove(s) cloves of garlic, finely sliced
  • 1 28 oz. can of peeled whole tomatoes, sliced and drained, juice reserved
  • 1 tablespoon(s) dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup(s) dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup(s) parsley, chopped
  • 24 large shrimp, peeled and washed (about 1½ lb.)
  • 3/4 cup(s) crumbled feta cheese

Ege Usulü Firinda Karides (Aegean-Style Shrimp) Directions

  1. In a large, flat pan, heat the olive oil and sauté the shallots, green onions and garlic for a few minutes, until slightly softened. Add the tomatoes, two-thirds of the reserved juice, and all the dry spices and herbs, then simmer gently for about 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the broiler. Add the wine and the parsley to the pan and simmer for about 5 more minutes, until the mixture is hot.
  3. Stir in the shrimp, top with the feta and place under the broiler for about 5 to 8 minutes, until the feta is slightly melted and browned. Take care not to overcook the shrimp.
  4. Serve immediately.

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