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3 Different Recipes for Saganaki Cheese

Saganaki cheese cooked three different ways. It doesn't get better than this.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 565kcal
Author Peter G

Ingredients

Sesame and honey

  • 200 g Kefalograviera cheese
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp honey drizzled

Fig, Balsamic and Honey

  • 200 g Kefalograviera cheese
  • 8 dried figs cut into halves
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ¼ cup water

Coriander, Lime and Chilli

  • 200 g Kefalograviera cheese
  • 60 ml lime juice
  • 1 chilli thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

Sesame and honey

  • Dip the wedges of cheese into the egg, followed by the sesame seeds. Ensure they are covered well.
  • Fry in a pan over a medium high heat until golden and drizzle with honey whilst still hot.

Fig, Balsamic and Honey

  • Combine the figs, balsamic, honey and water in a saucepan over a medium high heat. Cook for 10-15 mins. allowing the mixture to thicken and turn into a syrup. Set aside to cool.
  • Fry the saganaki cheese until golden. Pour over half the fig mixture and serve immediately.

Coriander, Lime and Chilli

  • Fry the saganaki cheese until golden.
  • Squeeze over the lime juice and garnish with freshly chopped chillies and coriander.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serve | Calories: 565kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 16g