Fried Haloumi Cheese Fingers

    18 minutes

    Fry or barbecue this Cyprus style cheese and serve with a Greek salad and crusty bread. This cheese can be just as easily dry fried as it can be fried in oil and is also easily cooked on the barbecue plate. Watch out-it's addictive!

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    Serves: 2 

    • 1 pack (180g) haloumi cheese
    • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil (optional)
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    • pepper if desired

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:18min 

    1. Slice cheese into 1cm thick fingers and let drain on a paper towel for 10 mins.
    2. Fry in olive oil on each side over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until the cheese bubbles and turns light golden brown.
    3. Serve warm sprinkled with lemon juice, oregano and black pepper.

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    Soooo yum! Haloumi is my hips worst nightmare!!!!  -  01 May 2010


    This is my favourite lunch!  -  30 Dec 2008


    Great with greek potatoes and atomato and rocket salad.  -  28 Mar 2009