Lebanese Yarithes Yiouvetsaki (Roasted Prawns With Fresh Tomatoes and Feta cheese) Recipe


12 large prawns, in their shells
1/2 cup olive oil
1 medium onion, finely sliced
fresh ground black pepper
1 lb fresh tomato, peeled, seeded and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
1 cup dry white wine
fresh feta cheese


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.Rinse the prawns in cold water and drain.Peel the prawns, leaving the head and tail intact, discarding the shells.Season with salt and pepper.Place the prawns in a large oven-proof baking dish.In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil.Add the onions.Season with salt and pepper.Sauté for 3-4 minutes , or until translucent.Add the tomatoes, garlic, and herbs.Sauté for 1 minute.Add the wine and bring the liquid to a boil.Reduce to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes.Pour the mixture over the prawns.Sprinkle the top with the cheese.Place in the oven and roast for 8 minutes.Remove from the oven and garnish with parsley.

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