saganaki prawns

Saganaki prawns

Serves: 4 | Preparation Time: 10 min


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed.. add more I love garlic!
  • 600g frozen small/med green prawns, peeled, tails intact, deveined
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 100g feta cheese, crumbled
  • Crusty sour dough bread, to serve- either Bourke st bakery, Brasserie bread or Sonoma.


Preheat grill on medium-high heat. Heat oil in a large ovenproof frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened.

Add garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.

Add prawns, basil and half the parsley. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until prawns are pink and cooked through.

Add tomatoes. Cook for 1 minute or until just starting to collapse.
Top with feta. Place under grill. Grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until feta is heated through. Sprinkle with remaining parsley.

Serve with bread.