• 85g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp za'atar
  • 600ml sunflower oil
  • 500g halloumi


  1. 1

    Combine the flour and za’atar and spread out on a shallow plate. Fill a large high-sided pan with the oil to about 2 inches deep, then heat the oil to 190°C. Meanwhile, cut the halloumi into strips lengthways, approximately 1.5cm in width. Coat in the flour mixture, shaking off any excess.

  2. 2

    Add the halloumi to the hot oil in batches. The temperature will drop when you add the cheese, so adjust where necessary. Fry for 3 minutes until golden, turning over occasionally. Remove and drain on kitchen paper and repeat until all the halloumi has been fried. Set aside and keep warm until ready to serve.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 3098kj 740kcal 37%
  • Fat 60.5g 86%
  • Saturates 23.7g 119%
  • Sugars 3.2g 4%
  • Salt 4.0g 67%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 2106kj/503kcal

Each serving provides

17.9g carbohydrate 1.3g fibre 30.3g protein

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