Shrimp Moussaka Recipe

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Shrimp Moussaka
  • Chef: Ratib Al Ghriwati
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A delicious combination of eggplant, potatoes and cheese. The traditional dish gets a makeover by tossing in some shrimps.

Ingredients of Shrimp Moussaka

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 medium eggplants, peeled and sliced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 100 gm mushrooms, cut into quarters
  • 750 gm peeled shrimps, cleaned and cut lengthwise
  • 2 cubes chicken bouillon
  • 300 gm tomatoes, peeled and pureed
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • For the potato:
  • 1 kg potatoes, cut into large cubes and boiled
  • 125 ml milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of white ground pepper
  • 100 gm mozzarella cheese, grated

How to Make Shrimp Moussaka

  • 1.Heat oil in pan and fry the eggplant slices until golden.
  • 2.Set them aside on a kitchen towel to absorb any excess oil.
  • 3.In a saucepan, warm olive oil and sauté onion until tender.
  • 4.Add garlic,mushroom and shrimps and stir over a medium heat for 3 minutes.
  • 5.Add chicken bouillon, tomato, tomato paste and black pepper. Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 6.Remove from heat.
  • 7.Stir in parsley and set aside.
  • 8.Mash the potato with milk, butter, salt and pepper.
  • 9.Line the prepared eggplant slices in an oven proof dish, place shrimps mixture on top and the potato mixture over.
  • 10.Sprinkle the cheese over the potato and bake in a preheated oven at 250 degree celsius for 15 minutes or until the top is golden in color.