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Saganaki (Cheese flambé)

Category: Entries


Serves : 4
Preparation time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 2 minutes


4 slices Kefalograviera cheese (1/2 inch thick)
45 ml (3 tablespoons) flour
60 ml (1/4 cup) extra virgin olive oil
1 ounce Ouzo or Vodka
Lemon wedges


— Flour cheese slices on all sides.

— Heat oil on medium high heat and fry cheese approximately 1 minute on each side.

— Drain the oil from the skillet, flambé with Ouzo, and drizzle the cheese with lemon juice.

TRICK — Excellent with fresh greens, vegetable confit or in small portions as an appetizer.