Shrimp with Fennel
|Prep time||30 minutes|
|Total time||30 minutes|
it doesn't seem like anise and shrimp should mix... but they do and its fantastic
Cook the orzo according to the directions on its package.
Heat a little olive oil in a skillet. Add the onions, and saute 2 minutes. Add the fennel, red pepper flakes, and salt, and saute another 6 minutes. Add garlic and saute another 2 minutes.
Add wine and bring to a simmer. Simmer 3 minutes, or until liquid is reduced by half.
Add tomatoes, oregano, an Ouzo. Simmer another 3 minutes.
Turn the heat to medium-high, add the shrimp, and fry until pink. Remove from heat, add the lemon zest and parsley and toss to combine.
Sprinkle with feta, and serve with orzo.
Ouzo is a Greek anise flavored liquor, any anise liquor will do, we found Ouzo to be the cheapest.