Definition of saganaki in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˌsagəˈnɑːki


[mass noun]
  • A Greek dish consisting of breaded or floured cheese fried in butter, served as an appetizer.
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    • It wasn't the food itself that was unusual, fried saganaki cheese, but rather the way it was priced.
    • There is also a delicious cheese dish, saganaki: a slice of kephalotyri cheese, pan-fried until crispy then served with a squeeze of lemon juice.
    • I just had some great calamari/ mydia saganaki/ octopus and other Greek delicacies over the last 13 days in Greece.


modern Greek, denoting a small two-handled frying pan, in which the dish is traditionally made.

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