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Baked Shrimp Saganaki and Focaccia - Fast!

Baked Shrimp Saganaki and Focaccia - Fast!


Photo credit: G. Drakopoulos - Food Styling: T. Webb

  • Shell and devein shrimp. Leave the heads and tails on for a prettier presentation. Devein by making a small incision down the back of the shrimp. Just enough to see the vein and be able to remove it.  
  • Add the sauce to a pyrex dish. Heat oven to 180* (350*F).
  • Sink the shrimp into the sauce. Add the green peppers and bake for 20-30 minutes, until the shrimps are cooked.
  • You could also add the feta cheese and fresh herbs of your choice like fresh basil and oregano

 For the focaccia:

  • Add the sugar and yeast to water.
  • Mix well.
  • Wait 1 minute and add the oil. Combine the flour with the salt and add to the water mixture.
  • Knead the dough by hand.
  • Grease a bowl with oil. Put the dough in the bowl and dust with some flour so that it can remain soft and pliable. Allow to rest and double in size (about 40 minutes).
  • Preheat oven to 180* (350*F).
  • Place the dough in a 22x32 cm baking pan which has been greased and lined with parchment paper. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • You can add any ingredients that suit your taste on top of the focaccia before baking. Fresh herbs give it a nice aroma or maybe some sesame and coarse sea salt.


Never cook shrimps for too long or they will become tough and chewy! 

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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
8 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
9 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
9 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
5 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
21 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
4 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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