Saganaki – Flaming Greek Cheese

It’s been for-EVER since I have made Saganaki or Flaming Greek cheese. It is really easy to make.

Finding the cheese is the tough part ๐Ÿ˜‰

Cut the cheese (giggle) in 1/2 inch (1 CM) slices – Kasseri or Kofalotiri cheese works best.

Put your pan on high heat, add olive oil and get your cheese ready.

Cut a lemon in half and pick out the seeds. Pour a shot of Brandy. Drink. Pour one more for the cheese…

I dredge the cheese through some whipped egg and lightly flour them. Drop in pan carefully.

Brown on both sides, about 3 minutes each side.

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After browning, pour the brandy shot over the cheese and ignite!! Yell “OPA”

Put out the fire with the lemon.

Serve with crunchy French bread. YUM!!

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ยฉ Ilex – Midwestern Plant Girl

43 thoughts on “Saganaki – Flaming Greek Cheese

  1. I’ve never tried this before! It looks so yummy! Cheese is one of my favourite foods. I thought I had exhausted nearly all possible ways to eat it. ๐Ÿ™‚

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