Saganaki (Greek Flaming Cheese)

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Monika Rosales

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@THEDEVOTEDCOOK

Absolute delicious appetizer and simple to make at home. Greek cheese is Kasseri, but you can substitute with a chunk of provolone...perfect

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

8 oz
kasseri cheese or provolone
1/4 c
flour
1/2 large
lemon
1 oz
brandy
water
1 tsp
olive oil

How to Make Saganaki (Greek Flaming Cheese)

Step-by-Step

  • 1dip the block of cheese in water to moisten.
  • 2lightly cover all side with the flour.
  • 3in a saute pan drizzle with olive oil, and fry about 2-3 mins on each side on medium heat...till brown and crusty.
  • 4turn off heat..pull pan aside, pour the brandy around the cheese and carefully set on fire with a match or a long lighter...simply turn off with the squeeze of the lemon. OPA

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About Saganaki (Greek Flaming Cheese)

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon, #cheese, #brandy