Theo’s Prawn Saganaki

Theo’s Prawn Saganaki

KO celebrates the last days of summer with Theo’s Prawn Saganaki – a simple dish of juicy prawns, enveloped in a gorgeous tomato sauce and creamy, salty feta cheese. Theo adds a touch of Greece to this dish with the addition of authentic Greek ingredients – one of which he has personally sourced! Watch now and learn how to make this delicious and easy dish and how to bring a little bit of Greece into your home cooking.


2 small onions finely chopped
4 cloves garlic finely chopped
1 small bunch thyme leaves and tender stems finely chopped
3-4 tablespoon olive oil extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
40 g butter
400 g pureed tomato
250 ml white wine
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
24 prawns shelled, deveined – tails on
150 g feta



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Preparing the Prawn Saganaki

  1. Melt the butter with the EVOO in a heavy pan on a medium to high heat

  2. Add the chopped onions and fry them till they brown a little

  3. Add the garlic and fry that a little too

  4. Add the tomato puree, wine, tomato paste, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper

  5. Simmer the sauce until most of the liquid has been reduced

  6. Turn off the heat and add the prawns to the pan ensuring they are covered with sauce

  7. Crumble the feta on top and then transfer the pan to an oven with a full grill and grill until the feta begins to melt

Serving the Prawn Saganaki

  1. Serve the Prawn Saganaki with fresh crusty bread

  2. Enjoy!