Saganaki Recipe

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SAGANAKI

Shirley Murtagh

By
@Squirrelishone

I first tried Saganaki in Athens, Greece. I have made Saganaki at home in my kitchen. It is really good. My husband and I both enjoy very much and I hope you will try and love it too.
This recipe comes from the recipe book "Greek With Gusto" Greek Cuisine = easy & delicious
by Nicholas and Julie Roukes


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Rating:

Serves:

as many pieces of cheese as you wish to make

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

graviera, kasseri or kefalotiri cheese cut into 1/2 " (1cm) slices
(i use kefalotiri cheese) buy at a greek store or cheese shop
flour
butter or margarine
lemon wedges
brandy optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dust cheese lightly with flour
2
Heat a skillet over medium high heat
3
Add butter and fry the cheese until golden brown on both sides
4
Transfer to a warm plate
5
squeeze lemon juice over the slices
6
Serve immediately
7
ADD TO THE GUSTO! TO MAKE SAGANAKI FLAMBE:
8
Remove skillet from stove
9
pour a jigger of warmed brandy over the cheese and light with a long matchstick.
10
Serve with lemon wedges when flame subsides

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Appetizer