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Keto Saganaki Recipe – Category: Keto

Keto Saganaki Recipe


  • 1/4 pound (115 g) Kasseri, in a slab
  • 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) thick
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons (16 to 24 g) rice protein powder, (10 to 15 g) soy powder, or (14 to 21 g) low-carb bake mix
  • olive oil.
  • 1 shot (1 1/2 ounces, or 42 ml) brandy
  • 1/4 lemon


  1. Dip the slab of cheese in the beaten egg, then in the protein powder, coating it all over
  2. Heat 1/4 inch (65 cm) of olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat
  3. When the oil is hot, add the cheese
  4. Fry until golden and crisp on both sides, turning only once
  5. Remove from the pan and put on a fire-proof plate
  6. Pour the brandy evenly over the hot cheese, strike a match, and light the brandy on fire
  7. It is traditional to shout Opa! at this moment
  8. Squeeze the lemon over the flaming cheese, putting out the fire
  9. Divide in half and scarf it down!

Makes 2 servings

  1. Each with 3 grams of carbohydrates, a trace of fiber, and 17 grams of protein

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