SAGANAKI

Saganaki Recipe

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Shirley Murtagh

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@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:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
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
flour
butter or margarine
lemon wedges
brandy optional

How to Make SAGANAKI

Step-by-Step

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