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4.09 from 61 votes

Fried Feta Cheese Saganaki

Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Keyword: cheese, feta
Servings: 1
Calories: 639kcal


  • 1 block of feta cheese about 100-150 grams / 3,5-5oz
  • 1 egg
  • flour
  • frying oil
  • fresh lemon


  • Cover the bottom of a non-stick frying pan (about 2 fingers ) with frying oil.
  • Heat over medium-high heat.
  • Beat the egg in a wide bowl .
  • Dip feta in the egg and then coat with flour.
  • Cook in frying oil for aproximately 2 minutes on each side or untill it gets a golden brown color.
  • Transfer to papaer towel to remove excess oil.
  • Serve by squeezing a few drops of fresh lemon on top.


Calories: 639kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1117mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g