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Title: Shrimp Baked with Feta, Ouzo and Cognac
Categories: Greek Seafood
Yield: 4 Servings

  Karen Mintzias
28ozCanned tomatoes
6tbOlive oil
1mdOnion; finely chopped
1 Garlic clove; finely minced
  Salt & pepper to taste
2lbDeveined shrimp
3tbMetaxa 'cognac'
1/4lbFeta cheese
2tbFresh, chopped parsley

Pour tomatoes into mixing bowl. Squeeze into small pieces. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in heavy saucepan. Lightly saute onion and garlic. Add tomatoes, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat until sauce is thickened.

Heat butter and 2 tablespoons oil in large, heavy skillet. Saute shrimp over medium-high heat until pink. Add ouzo and cognac. Flame shrimp. Place in casserole or individual ramekins. Cover with the tomato sauce. Sprinkle with crumbled feta and parsley. (This much of preparation can be done ahead of time.) Bake in 425 F oven 10 minutes or until well-heated and feta has melted. Serve with crusty bread and a salad. Freezes well. Defrost when ready to use. Bake, covered, at 400 F 10-15 minutes.

Source: "Classic Greek Cooking" by Daphne Metaxas. ISBN: 0-911954-31-7

Typed for you by Karen Mintzias