Saganaki, Σαγανάκι11 comments Apr 20th, 2010 | By Tobias | Category: easy and fast, Recipes, Starters
You can find all sorts of use of cooked cheese in the European cuisine. Raclette and Fondue are cooked a lot in central and western Europe. Here in Greece you can find Saganaki Cheese in every Taverna. It is a classic Mezze throughout the country. It is made of Kefalotiri, a hard goat cheese.
This dish needs to be cut and eaten fast to enjoy the melted cheese. It is easy to make and accompanies Wine and Ouzo perfectly.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
- a slice of Kefalotiri
- juice of a lemon
- a hand full of flour
- salt and pepper
Cut the cheese into slices. The slices should be just a bit less thick than a finger.
Bathe the slice in a bowl of warm water. Then cover it with flour.
Fry the cheese in a pan adding some olive oil or butter. Fry until golden brown.
Serve instantly. Don’t forget to squeeze some lemon over it.