SAGANAKI

Saganaki Recipe

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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

Rating:

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Serves:
as many pieces of cheese as you wish to make
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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

How to Make SAGANAKI

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

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About SAGANAKI

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




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