This feta cheese appetizer is a popular Greek meze and so easy to make. Feta cheese is covered in sesame seeds, fried in olive oil till crisp, then drizzled with honey and served warm. The sweet, tangy, and savory flavors make this dish impossible to resist!

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Recipe Summary

cook:
8 mins
total:
18 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Slice feta into four fingers and place in the freezer for 10 minutes to help the cheese hold its shape while you prepare the other ingredients.

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  • Set out egg, flour, and sesame seeds in three separate shallow dishes. Season egg with black pepper.

  • Pour oil into a small skillet to a depth of about 1/2-inch. Heat over medium-high heat.

  • Remove feta from freezer and dredge each finger first in egg, then flour, egg again, followed by sesame seeds. Evenly coat all sides. Add breaded fingers to the hot oil.

  • Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Remove from oil and briefly drain excess oil on kitchen towel.

  • Place feta fingers on a serving plate and drizzle with honey. Enjoy immediately while hot.

Nutrition Facts

480 calories; protein 14.5g; carbohydrates 27.4g; fat 35.9g; cholesterol 97mg; sodium 653.9mg. Full Nutrition
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