Sesame haloumi bites

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

8 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 5 minutes
Sesame haloumi bites

Michael Alberstat


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup sesame seeds
  • 200-g pkg halloumi cheese , cut into cubes, about 3/4 inch
  • 3 to 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp honey

Instructions

  • Scoop flour onto a plate. Beat egg in a shallow bowl. Pour sesame seeds onto a second plate. Coat haloumi cubes in flour, shaking off excess. Dip in egg, then roll in sesame seeds to coat.
  • Pour oil into a large pot until it reaches 1/2 in. up the sides. Heat over medium. Add a third of cubes to hot oil. Do not crowd pot. Cook, turning cubes often, until sesame seeds turn golden brown, 30 sec to 1 min. Remove to a papertowel- lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining cubes.
  • Warm honey in microwave, about 30 sec. Drizzle haloumi cubes with warm honey just before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 174,
  • Protein
  • 7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6 g,
  • Fat
  • 14 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 310 mg.