Flaming Cheese (Greek Saganaki)

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READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 1 Season both sides of cheese with salt and pepper. Place cheese in shallow dish and cover with brandy. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 2 Season flour with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • 3 Remove cheese from dish, reserve 1/4 c brandy. Dredge cheese in seasoned flour coating completely.
  • 4 In a large saute pan over medium heat, melt butter.
  • 5 Pan fry cheese 2 minutes per side. Add reserved brandy and carefully flame the brandy, shaking pan back and forth several times.
  • 6 Add lemon juice.
  • 7 Remove cheese from pan and serve with pita bread and olives.
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