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Feta saganaki.


Feta saganaki

Have you ever tried saganaki (σαγανάκι)? It's a delicious Greek appetiser that's made by frying cheese in a special pan known as a 'saganaki'. The typical cheeses used for this dish include feta, kefalograviera, kasseri or kefalotyri. Feta saganaki is just one of many variations of this beloved Greek dish. If you're a fan of feta cheese, why not give our delicious feta saganaki a try?

18 May, 2023
Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

serves for


total time

0 HR 15 MIN


Feta cheese
8oz (227g)
2 large ripe, sliced
1 tsp (5ml) fresh, finely chopped
All purpose flour
½ cup (60ml)
Olive oil
2 tbsp (30ml)
1, cut into wedges
Freshly ground black pepper
to taste




Step 01

Cut feta into eight slices of equal size (2 x 3/8 inches). In a small bowl, whisk the egg with the finely chopped oregano. Dip feta in egg mixture, shake off excess and coat in flour.


Step 02

In a frying pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Put feta slices in the pan and cook until golden, then flip and cook on the other side. Pat dry with paper towels.


Step 03

Place fried feta cheese on a dish alongside tomato slices. Add black pepper for seasoning and decorate with wedges of lemon.

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