Feta saganaki

Feta saganaki


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About this recipe: Transport yourself to the Greek Isles with this easy meze. Serve this pan-fried feta cheese with slices of ripe, red tomatoes and wedges of lemon.

Elizabeth Chorley

Serves: 4 

  • 250g feta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 8 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Slice feta into about 8 slices. In a small bowl, beat the egg with the oregano. Dip each slice of feta in egg, shake off excess, and coat in flour.
  2. Heat olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Quickly cook cheese in olive oil until golden, turning once. Pat dry with kitchen roll.
  3. Arrange feta on a plate with thick tomato slices, season with black pepper, and garnish with lemon wedges.

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loved it! very simple recipe that anyone can make yet bursting with flavours of the Greek isles. Used 1/2 quantity of dried oregano and it worked perfectly. I will always keep Feta on standby now as this makes for a very impressive light meal for guests that is made in minutes - 08 Jun 2016

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