Method Slice the halloumi into ½cm/¼in thick slices. Heat a dry frying pan over a medium heat, then add the cheese. Allow to toast for 2–3 minutes, or until the halloumi is golden-brown. Flip and repeat on the other side. Season with black pepper and drizzle with the lemon juice and olive oil, if using.What is halloumi cheese?
Halloumi is a traditional cheese from the Eastern Mediterranean island country of Cyprus, the eastern most part of Europe. Even though it can be enjoyed raw, it is the best cheese for frying and grilling thanks to its high melting point.How do you cook halloumi cheese on the grill?
Place the slices of cheese directly on the grill. Grill the slices of halloumi cheese for about 3 minutes per side, until the cheese is lightly browned on the outside and warm and soft through the middle. Why do you soak halloumi in water?How much olive oil do you put on halloumi?
You can add 1/2 teaspoon of oil to the pan as it's heating for more of an olive oil taste. If you want to skip the tomatoes, simply sprinkle the cooked halloumi with the pepper, the oregano or mint, and perhaps a little more olive oil. You can also try red pepper, paprika, or lemon juice.