Fried halloumi, watermelon and cucumber salad

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Fried halloumi, watermelon and cucumber salad
This salad brings fresh crisp tastes to a tangy cheese that make a simple indulgent starter.

½ cucumber, peeled, deseeded and cubed

100g watermelon, cut into cubes/red grapes work well if watermelon isn’t available

Small handful mint, chopped, plus whole leaves to serve

1 tsp olive oil

125g halloumi cheese, drained and cubed

1 tbsp toasted flaked almonds

2 tbsp red onion, roughly sliced

For the dressing

1 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp clear honey

2 tbsp olive oil

In a serving bowl, toss together the cucumber, watermelon or grapes and the chopped mint.

In a small bowl whisk all of the dressing ingredients together then add some salt and pepper to taste.

Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan and cook the halloumi, turning occasionally, until golden all over.

Remove and allow to cool.

To serve, add the halloumi to the salad spoon over the dressing and scatter with the toasted almonds abd the red onion.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
5 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Cheese, Vegetables, Nuts, Oil, Honey

Recipe Type
Starters, Entertaining, Salads

Level of Difficulty


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