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Saganaki Cheese with Ouzo Sauce

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Ingredients for Ouzo Sauce

  • 3 cups Ouzo liquor
  • 1½ cup lemon juice
  • 4½ tsp. flour
  • 3 oz. butter cubes
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients for Saganaki Cheese

  • 2 cups grated Kefalotyri cheese
  • 1 pinch fried parsley leaves

Preparation for Ouzo Sauce

  • In a medium rondo, make a roux with butter and flour, when roux is well cooked, add liquor and flambé, cook until flame stops and all alcohol evaporates.
  • Add lemon juice, seasoned to taste. Reduce until desired consistency.

Preparation for Saganaki Cheese

  • Grate the kefalotyri cheese.
  • Place into cast iron and reserve.
  • Heat in the oven set at 300C for 4 minutes.
  • Add two tablespoons of the sauce.
  • Garnish with fried parsley, lemon wedges and serve immediately with toasted bread on an appetizer plate.

 

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