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Fried Cheese (Saganati)

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This fried cheese recipe is a snacky recipe for frying cheese slices with a coating of eggs and flour. Served with a sqeeze of lemon juice, the fried cheese are best served hot and fresh. Appetizing and snacky, the fried cheese are a rage at out place and I love these snacky cheese as appetizers too.
Ingredients
  Kefalotyri 1 (Kasseri Cheese)
  Egg yolks 2 , mixed
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemons 2 , cut in quarters
Directions

Dip cheese slices into egg yolk mixture, then into flour, coating each side evenly.
Shake off excess flour.
In a 10 inch skillet, heat a 1/4 inch layer of olive oil.
When the oil begins to smoke, add the cheese.
Fry first on one side, then on the other.
Remove from skillet and squeeze some lemon juice on each slice.
Serve immediately.
Allow 2 slices of Saganaki for each person.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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