Sides & Salads

Pan-fried Halloumi with Caramelised Strawberries

  • Easy

  • 20 mins

Salty meets sweet in this stunning side dish. The freshness of mint and strawberries, combined with a generous drizzle of Capilano Honey cut through the bitey saltiness of everyone’s favourite cheese. Serve it alongside your choice of protein and a fresh salad or grilled veggies for a dinner-party-ready spread guests will love.

  • Skill Level

    Easy

  • Prep Time

    10 mins

  • Cooking Time

    10 mins

  • Servings

    4 as a side

Ingredients

  • 250g strawberries
  • 250g halloumi cheese (sliced into 1-2cm strips)
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 
  • Sea Salt 
  • Freshly ground black pepper 
  • Fresh mint 
  • Toasted pine nuts (to serve)
  • 1 tbsp Capilano Pure Honey (plus more to serve)

 

  1. Combine strawberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small frying pan. Bring to medium-high heat and cook the fruit until it has a jam-like consistency (around 5 minutes). Be careful not to squash the strawberries! Remove and set aside.
  2. Pre-heat a second pan until it is very hot and place down slices of halloumi cheese. Leave to fry for 2-3 minutes before flipping, then remove once both sides are golden brown.
  3. Stack the halloumi and top to serve with the caramelised strawberry mixture, fresh mint, toasted pine nuts and another drizzle of Capilano Honey.

Used in this recipe

  1. Combine strawberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small frying pan. Bring to medium-high heat and cook the fruit until it has a jam-like consistency (around 5 minutes). Be careful not to squash the strawberries! Remove and set aside.
  2. Pre-heat a second pan until it is very hot and place down slices of halloumi cheese. Leave to fry for 2-3 minutes before flipping, then remove once both sides are golden brown.
  3. Stack the halloumi and top to serve with the caramelised strawberry mixture, fresh mint, toasted pine nuts and another drizzle of Capilano Honey.
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