Shrimp rolled in kataifi pastry makes a delicious and simple Greek-style party appetizer. I love to serve them with a variety of sauces such as tzatziki, marinara, and an Asian-style duck sauce. Your guests are going to love these!
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- ½ pound kataifi pastry, thawed and at room temperature
- ½ pound salted butter, melted
- 1-pound shrimp, peeled and deveined with the tail on
- • 1-2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
- • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- • Salt and black pepper, to taste
- Preheat the oven to 350 °F, 180 °C.
- Place the shrimp in a bowl and add all of the seasonings. Toss to coat and set aside to marinate about 30 minutes.
- Unroll the kataifi pastry and take a small bundle about 1.5 inches wide and 8-9 inches long.
- Brush the kataifi bundle with melted butter and roll the shrimp up tightly, with it leaving the tail exposed.
- Place on a baking tray and brush the tops with melted butter.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
- Turn the broiler element on and broil until golden. 2-3 minutes.
- Serve with dipping sauces such as tzatziki, marinara, or an Asian duck sauce. Enjoy!