Fried Halloumi Cheese With Lime and Caper Dressing

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by Luschka

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

Top Review by Sally S

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!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pat cheese dry with kitchen paper.
  2. Using a sharp knife, slice it into 8 slices.
  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. When you're ready to serve the halloumi, heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat.
  5. When the oil is really hot, press each slice of cheese into seasoned flour to coat it on both sides.
  6. Add them to the hot pan and cook 1 min on each side. The color should be a nice golden brown.
  7. Serve them straight away with the dressing poured over and garnished with coriander.

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