Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 mins
I love fried halloumi cheese. We can buy white balsamic condiment, but I don't know what to suggest as a substitute if you can't get it.
- 1 lemon, juice and zest of, finely grated
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
- 1 -2 tablespoon capers
- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
- 1 shallot, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
- salt & freshly ground black pepper
- olive oil (for frying)
- 300 g halloumi cheese
- plain flour, for dusting (all purpose)
- Whisk together the dressing ingredients and set aside.
- Dry the cheese with paper towels and slice into 8.
- Heat the oil over medium heat.
- Dust the cheese slices in the flour and fry for 1 minute a side or until golden.
- Serve immediately with the dressing spooned over and some crusty bread.
I had a block of Haloumi and wanted to make something that reminds me of my mums cooking. I made this for brunch and it was very yummy. I used dark balsamic vinegar and used baby capers as it was all I had at home. Thank you Jan
We've just found a source for halloumi in our town and we had to try this recipe. We usually grill halloumi, but now fried halloumi is our new favorite. We served it over greens, and it was just great.
Excellent, excellent appetizer! Full of bright, fresh, bold Med flavours. I could not find white balsamic vinegar and used the regular (dark) balsamic. It did darken up the appearance of the dish, but the taste was fabulous. For better visual appeal, I would use the white. Loved the addition of capers. A real winner.