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Sizzling shrimp with feta



Sizzling shrimp with feta
This Greek meze (appetizer) features succulent shrimp seasoned with garlic and flat-leaf parsley and served with crumbled and lightly broiled feta cheese.

12 large raw shrimp—peeled and deveined

2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic—finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2½ oz (75g) feta cheese

Freshly ground black pepper to season

HEAT 2 tablespoons of the oil in a skillet/frying pan over a medium heat. ADD the shrimp, garlic and half the parsley and cook for 1 minute, stirring continuously. REMOVE the skillet from the hot plate and crumble the feta over the shrimp. PLACE the skillet under a hot oven broiler (griller) for two minutes. SERVE on plates, drizzle with the teaspoon of olive oil, garnish with the remaining parsley and season with the freshly ground black pepper.

Tip: To turn this appetizer into a complete meal simply add a side salad and some crusty bread.

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