Indulge in the irresistible combination of crispy, golden halloumi bites drizzled with sweet honey. The perfect blend of savoury and sweet, try this mouthwatering recipe today and experience the magic of honey-infused halloumi!
Prep Time: 10-15 Minutes | Cook Time: 5-8 Minutes
- 250 grams halloumi cheese
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- Vegetable oil, for frying
- 2 tablespoons honey
- Fresh lemon wedges, for serving
- Fresh herbs (such as thyme or mint), for garnish (optional)
- Cut the halloumi cheese into bite-sized cubes or rectangular pieces, about 1/2-inch thick.
- In a shallow bowl, combine the all-purpose flour and paprika. Mix well.
- Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan or skillet over medium heat.
- Take each halloumi piece and coat it in the flour mixture, ensuring all sides are covered.
- Once the oil is hot, carefully place the coated halloumi pieces into the pan, making sure not to overcrowd the pan. Fry them in batches if needed.
- Cook the halloumi bites for about 1-2 minutes on each side or until they turn golden brown and crispy. Keep an eye on them to avoid overcooking.
- Once cooked, remove the fried halloumi bites from the pan and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to absorb any excess oil.
- Drizzle the warm fried halloumi bites with honey, ensuring each piece gets a touch of sweetness.
- Serve the Honey Fried Halloumi Bites hot, accompanied by fresh lemon wedges for squeezing over the cheese. Optionally, garnish with fresh herbs like thyme or mint for added flavor and presentation.
- Enjoy these delectable Honey Fried Halloumi Bites as a delicious appetizer or snack. The combination of crispy halloumi with the sweetness of honey is sure to delight your taste buds.
Note: Halloumi cheese has a high melting point, which allows it to retain its shape and develop a crispy exterior when fried. Be cautious while frying as the cheese may splatter.Savor the delightful balance of flavors in these Honey Fried Halloumi Bites—a perfect blend of savory and sweet that will leave you craving more!