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Crispy fried marinated halloumi cheese - Quick, easy and satisfying
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4.88 from 25 votes

Crispy Fried Marinated Halloumi

Crispy fried marinated halloumi cheese - Quick, easy and satisfying. Gluten Free and Keto
Servings: 2
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins



  • 1 dsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Finely chopped red chilli
  • Squeeze of lemon or lime
  • 1 dsp soy sauce
  • 1 clove of garlic finely chopped
  • Pepper - no salt as the cheese is already fairly salty
  • 250g Block halloumi

To Cook

  • 1 dsp Cornflour
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil


  • Cut the halloumi into 1cm cubes or slices, add to the marinade and leave for a few hours, preferably overnight in the fridge.
  • Remove the halloumi from the marinade, roll in the cornflour and then fry over a high heat in vegetable oil, moving all the time until golden and crispy.
  • Add the remains of the marinade to the pan, cook until reduced, serve immediately on a bed of salad.


  • Add capers, preserved lemons or soy sauce to the marinade.
  • This recipe is 9 Weight Watchers Smart Points per portion
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 780mg | Potassium: 72mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 215IU | Vitamin C: 32.8mg | Calcium: 625mg | Iron: 0.2mg
Course: Light Meal, Starter
Cuisine: Cheese
Keyword: Cheese, Crispy Fried Marinated Halloumi, Halloumi