Healthy Grilled Halloumi Recipes

The halloumi recipe everyone should try! Caramelized Halloumi Cheese with Honey, Lemon and Chilli

In this video, we show you an incredibly delicious Halloumi recipe that is simple to make but packed full of flavour. Halloumi is a firm thick cheese that has a high melting point, which makes it easy to cook without it melting. Halloumi is a Cypriot cheese that is often used as a meat substitute by vegetarians. It is quite salty and goes perfectly well with the sweet notes from honey, tanginess from lemons and the kick of chilli. Halloumi can be served as a starter or a main, alongside salads, dips, pita, or rice. This Halloumi cheese can be cooked on a grill or on a frying pan. This caramelized Halloumi recipe is super delicious and will keep you coming back for more!

To make the Caramelized Halloumi Recipe, you will need:
1 tbs olive oil
2-3 tbs honey
freshly ground black pepper to taste
chilli flakes (or red peppeer flakees) to taste
1 tsp dried thyme
juice of quarter of a lemon
zest of 1 lemon
Marinate for at least 1 hour, or overnight for best results
Cook for about 2 minutes on each side until caramelized
Garnish with lemon slices, parsley and finely chopped red chilli

This easy halloumi recipe has an incredible mix of flavours from honey, lemon and chilli. You must give it a try to believe it! Fried or grilled halloumi must be enjoyed immediately and be sure not to overcook it. More halloumi ideas include cooking it over the bbq for the perfect char, making a halloumi salad and serving it as halloumi kebabs.

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