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How to Make Grilled Halloumi

Grilled Halloumi cheese is perfect for adding to salads and to add extra protein to vegetarian dishes. It's mozzarella texture and high melting point mean that it retains a gorgeous, firm toothsome texture once grilled, with the smokey flavour from a grill pan.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 6 Slices
Calories 41kcal
Author Debs


  • 1 block halloumi cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • pepper


  • Heat a grill pan over a high heat. Slice the halloumi into 1/2 inch thick slices.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and salt and pepper.
  • Place the slices onto the grill pan and grill for 3 minutes before turning over and grilling for a further 3 minutes.
  • Place the grilled halloumi on a plate and drizzle with a splash more olive oil and top with some lemon zest if desired.