Celebrate our beautiful Lyrakis Olive Oil range with this tasty Greek dish.
To celebrate our Lyrakis range of olive oil making it to our fair shores all the way from the beautiful Crete, we’re going Greek with this week’s recipe. A play on the classic Prawn Saganaki this dish light but delicious. With little preparation required you can cook these for friends in a flash! Yum
Serves 4 people
600g of local prawns – cleaned & tails on
¼ cup Lyrakis Oregano olive oil
4 cloves of garlic – thinly sliced
1 large red onion – finely diced
1 red chilli – finely diced
¼ cup of ouzo (optional)
2 tbsp. tomato paste
1 punnet of cherry tomatoes
150g Greek feta
2 tbsp. lemon juice
¼ bunch of flat leaf parsley
Salt & pepper
Large chunks of crusty bread to serve
Add half your Lyrakis oregano olive oil into a large frying pan and set to a medium heat. Dice your red onion, garlic and red chilli and cook for a few minutes until soften, but not browned.
Add the cherry tomatoes whole and ouzo (water if your not using ouzo) to the pan, bring to a simmer. Stir through the tomato paste, the remaining oil, lemon juice and prawns. Simmer for 4 minutes, or until your prawns are cooked, depending on their size. Remove from the heat, taste and season accordingly. Then top with feta and parsley. Serve in shallow bowls with fresh crusty bread on the side. Enjoy!