Saganaki is a really tasty of fried cheese snack. Halloumi or kasseri cheese is fried in butter and lemon. When the cheese is fried it takes a really nice texture. The outside is crispy and the inside is warm and chewy. It has a really nice salty and lemony flavour.
1 tablespoon butter
* Halloumi cheese (sliced about 1/4 inch thick)
1 lemon (juice and zest)
1 splash ouzo (optional)
1. Melt the butter in a nonstick pan.
2. Add the cheese and fry until golden brown on both sides.
3. Pour the lemon juice and ouzo onto the cheese and remove from heat.
Not to be confused with:
Garides Saganaki (Shrimp Saganaki)