Seafood orzo Saganaki from Kouzina Greek Bistro

Bite with Belkys : Seafood Orzo Saganaki from Kouzina Greek BistroA taste of Greece tonight! We're stopping by a new Greek restaurant in town and learning how to make one of their best dishes. Let's grab a Bite with Belkys.The Chef: Alexa ApostolidisThe Restaurant: Kouzina Greek BistroThe Dish: Seafood Orzo SaganakiIngredients:3 Tbs of extra virgin olive oil2 Tbs of onion, minced6 shrimp1 cup of calamari, cut in rings10 mussels1 tsp of garlic, minced1/4 cup of Ouzo (substitute with white wine)1 1/2 cup of tomato sauce1 pinch of saffron2 cups of orzo Greek pasta1/2 cup of Feta cheese crumblesSalt and pepper, to tasteMethod of Preparation:-Start by pouring a little olive oil over a medium hot pan. Then sauté chopped onions until translucent.-Next, toss in the shrimp, calamari, mussels and minced garlic. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.-After, deglaze with Ouzo or white wine. Allow the sauce to reduce.-Now, add tomato sauce, saffron and parboiled orzo pasta.-Once it comes to a boil, add Feta cheese and taste.To Plate:Top the dish with more Feta cheese and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.Serving suggestion: White WineServes: 2Kouzina Greek Bistro3535 NE 2nd Ave.Miami, FL 33137(305) 392-1825


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