Shrimp or seafood casserole, potatoes, leeks and red peppers with Mediterranean flavors. Garnish with herb-flavoured breadcrumbs to add a touch of texture.


You can use the seafood of your choice to make this casserole: calamari, scallops, mussels, clams, crab or a mixture of all your favourites. Just adjust the cooking time in step 5 depending on what ingredients you are using.

This is the perfect meal to share with friends. Place a large serving plate in the centre of the table and let your guests serve themselves as they wish. Accompanied by an excellent white wine, the meal will be a complete success.

15 mins
30 mins


  • Large non-stick frying pan
  • Small frying pan


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups Little Potatoes, quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 cups leeks, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 (26 oz) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • (To taste) salt and pepper
  • 14 oz raw, shelled shrimp (or seafood of your choice)
  • 1 lemon, sliced

Breadcrumb Coating:

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 lemon zest
  • (To taste) salt and pepper


  • Step 1

    In a large non-stick frying pan over medium to high heat, melt the butter, then fry the potatoes for five minutes to brown them.

  • Step 2

    Add the garlic, leek, and red pepper, and continue cooking for about five minutes on medium heat.

  • Step 3

    Add the white wine, followed by the thyme, tomatoes and sugar. Season, cover and cook over gentle heat for 15 minutes.

  • Step 4

    During this time, in a small frying pan on medium to high heat, heat the olive oil, then fry all the breadcrumb coating ingredients, except for the chives and parsley. Transfer browned breadcrumb mixture to a bowl, then add the chives and parsley. Set aside.

  • Step 5

    Add the shrimp to the pan and continue cooking on high for five minutes until fully cooked.

  • Step 6

    To serve, pour the preparation into a large serving plate, sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture all over the casserole, and garnish with lemon quarters.