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Shrimp Moussaka Recipe

Shrimp Moussaka

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

  • Total Cook Time 50 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings3
  • Medium

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

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Heat oil in pan and fry the eggplant slices until golden.
Set them aside on a kitchen towel to absorb any excess oil.
In a saucepan, warm olive oil and sauté onion until tender.
Add garlic,mushroom and shrimps and stir over a medium heat for 3 minutes.
Add chicken bouillon, tomato, tomato paste and black pepper. Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Stir in parsley and set aside.
Mash the potato with milk, butter, salt and pepper.
Line the prepared eggplant slices in an oven proof dish, place shrimps mixture on top and the potato mixture over.
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.
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