Spicy Halloumi with Tomato and Cilantro Salad

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    4

    adult portions
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      25 min

Appears in

Madhouse Cookbook: Delicious Recipes for the Busy Family Kitchen

Madhouse Cookbook

By Jo Pratt

Published 2013

  • About

Halloumi cheese, originally from Cyprus, is a firm cheese with a strong, salty flavor that is more than a match for the spices in this recipe—in fact, you can say it’s a match made in heaven!

Ingredients

For the Spicy Halloumi

  • 13 ounces halloumi cheese, cut into ½-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Method

  1. Put the halloumi cheese in a nonmetallic bowl or sandwich bag. Mix together the olive oil, garam masala, chili powder and lemon juice. Pour over the halloumi and gently turn the cheese so it is coated in the spiced oil. Cover and leave the cheese to marinate in the refrigerator 2 hours so it absorbs the flavors. (Ideally, the halloumi needs a couple of hours in the spice