Fried Halloumi with Low Carb Lemon Dressing

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Fried haloumi with lemon dressing
An easy low-carb side dish or snack that perfect for keto diets

Halloumi is a salty, fresh milk cheese, similar to mozzarella and queso fresco. Our Fried Halloumi with Low Carb Lemon Dressing will become one of your favorite go-to keto snacks!

Halloumis firm texture makes it perfect for frying, and who doesn’t love warm, melting cheese!

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Fried Halloumi with Low Carb Lemon Dressing Ingredients

  • Low Carb Lemon Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons of Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon Mustard
  • 1 pinch White Pepper
  • 1 pinch of Erythritol
  • 1/4 cup of Olive Oil
  • Fried Halloumi
  • 8 ounces Halloumi Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil

How to Make Fried Halloumi with Low Carb Lemon Dressing

  1. Low Carb Lemon Dressing
  2. Place the lemon juice, mustard, salt, pepper, and erythritol in a multi-speed blender and mix on high speed for 3 minutes.
  3. Drop the speed to medium and slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream.
  4. Continue blending for 2 minutes, then taste and adjust the seasoning. Set aside.
  5. Fried Halloumi
  6. Slice the halloumi into 7mm/0.25in slices.
  7. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  8. Ensure the oil is nice and hot before adding the halloumi.
  9. Fry the halloumi for 2-3 minutes, or until nice and brown before flipping over for another 2-3 minutes.
  10. Remove from the pan and drizzle with the lemon dressing. Enjoy.
Fried haloumi with lemon dressing

Fried Halloumi with Low Carb Lemon Dressing

Halloumi, or haloumi, is a salty, fresh milk cheese, similar to mozzarella and queso fresco. Its firm texture makes it perfect for frying, and who doesn't love warm, melting cheese!
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Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Greek
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Servings: 3 serves
Calories: 461kcal
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

Low Carb Lemon Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 pinch Pepper white
  • 1 pinch Erythritol
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Fried Halloumi

  • 8 oz Halloumi Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Instructions

Low Carb Lemon Dressing

  • Place the lemon juice, mustard, salt, pepper and erythritol in a blender and mix on high speed for 3 minutes.
  • Drop the speed to medium and slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream.
  • Continue blending for 2 minutes, then taste and adjust the seasoning. Set aside.

Fried Halloumi

  • Slice the halloumi into 7mm/0.25in slices.
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  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Ensure the oil is nice and hot before adding the halloumi.
  • Fry the halloumi for 2-3 minutes, or until nice and brown before flipping over for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from the pan and drizzle with the lemon dressing. Enjoy.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 810mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 0.1mg

If you want to make a larger batch of Fried Halloumi recipe or the Low Carb Lemon Dressing, simply adjust the serving amounts in our recipe card above.

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