Shrimp, Octopus and Perch Kakavia

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

The traditional Kakavia can be cooked, on one’s free choice, with an impressive array of seafood types and vegetables. For this variant choose with us the Nile perch, baby octopus, and shrimp. Flavor it and make it better with lime, basil, oregano, ginger, and garlic. Enjoy health on a plate.

Ingredients Needed for Shrimp, Octopus and Perch Kakavia

    ¼ cup olive oil
    1 ounce shrimp
    2 ounces of nile perch fillet, cubed
    2 ounces of baby octopus
    2 garlic cloves, sliced
    1 tablespoon ginger, sliced
    4 ounces of tomatoes, chunked
    fresh oregano leaves (2 sprigs)
    6 fresh basil leaveses
    1 cup tomato sauce
    1 cup vegetable stock
    1 tablespoon lime juice

How to Make Shrimp, Octopus and Perch Kakavia

  1. Heat the olive oil in a deep skillet over low heat. Add the shrimp, Nile perch, and baby octopus. Cook and stir until the seafood starts changing color, or for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and ginger. Stir a little. Add the tomatoes, oregano, basil, and tomato sauce. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper in the process.
  3. Add the vegetable stock and cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add the lime juice in the process.

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