Saganaki (Fried Cheese)

Course : Greek
Serves: 4
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Ingredients:

1/3 pound kefalotyri or kasseri cheese
2 tablespoons butter
1 medium lemon -- (juice only)
 

Preparation / Directions:

Cut the cheese into bite-sized cubes. Melt the butter in a "saganaki" (or another frying pan), and fry the cheese on all sides until crusty and chestnut colored. Squeeze lemon juice over the cheese and serve with bread, other appetizers, and wine or ouzo. Source: The Food of Greece by Vilma Liacouras Chantiles. Avenel Books, New York.


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