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    Fried Halloumi Cheese With Lime and Caper Dressing

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    17 mins

    15 mins

    2 mins

    Luschka's Note:

    A Delia Smith recipe my hubby discovered. It's a cheese I love and this recipe, although unbelievably rich is one of my favorite!

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    For the dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pat cheese dry with kitchen paper.
    2. 2
      Using a sharp knife, slice it into 8 slices.
    3. 3
      Now prepare the dressing: Mash the capers slightly and mix in all other ingredients together in a small mixing bowl. Go easy on the salt since halloumi is quite salty.
    4. 4
      When you're ready to serve the halloumi, heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat.
    5. 5
      When the oil is really hot, press each slice of cheese into seasoned flour to coat it on both sides.
    6. 6
      Add them to the hot pan and cook 1 min on each side. The color should be a nice golden brown.
    7. 7
      Serve them straight away with the dressing poured over and garnished with coriander.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 10, 2008

      45

      I'm a big fan of halloumi so always looking for new variations to the theme. I thought the dressing was a bit "busy" with too many ingredients taking away the flavour from the halloumi. I would have preferred some balsamic dressing to offset the saltiness of the cheese. However, we thoroughly enjoyed experimenting with your recipe, hence the four stars!

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    • on February 06, 2008

      55

      I loved it. My daughter turned her nose up at the dressing and then said put some on the side - then she came back for more. I think we have a convert to capers. :)

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    • on January 04, 2008

      55

      Yummy! I had a block of Cyprus Style Haloumi sitting in the fridge (which is a staple food growing in a Cypriot household). I am so glad I found this recipe, everything was so perfect. I normally don't flour my haloumi but I gave it ago and I can see why Luschka advised it. It gave it a crispy coat and it also soaked in a lot of the dressing. I had to alter the dressing and I used parsley instead of coriander leaves because it was all I had at home, however I did add some coriander powder to the dressing so the flavour was still there. I can't wait to get my mother to try it when she returns from her overseas trip. Thank you so much Luschka.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fried Halloumi Cheese With Lime and Caper Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (44 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 276.8
     
    Calories from Fat 244
    88%
    Total Fat 27.2 g
    41%
    Saturated Fat 3.7 g
    18%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 157.0 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 8.4 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 0.4 g
    1%
    Protein 1.1 g
    2%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    halloumi cheese

    white wine vinegar

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