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Halloumi Fries with Tzatziki Sauce
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Think of these breaded beauties as mozzarella sticks for adults. Served with a fresh, zesty tzatziki sauce, this could very well be the appetizer that you never knew you needed. Watch us make them here!

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Prep time 20mins
Cook time 20mins
Serves or Makes: serves 4
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ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped fresh dill
  • juice of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for frying
  • 1/ 4 cup peeled and grated cucumber
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 (8 ounce) blocks halloumi cheese, sliced into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 3/ 4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano, divided
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne, divided
  • 1/ 2 cup panko
  • 1/ 2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 egg whites

Method

  • Step 1

    For the tzatziki: In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, garlic, mint, dill, lemon juice, olive oil, grated cucumber, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • Step 2

    In a shallow bowl, combine flour, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne.

  • Step 3

    In a separate shallow bowl, combine panko, breadcrumbs, remaining 1 teaspoon dried oregano, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon cayenne.

  • Step 4

    In a separate shallow bowl, whisk egg whites.

  • Step 5

    Dredge each halloumi fry in the flour mixture, then egg whites, then breadcrumb mixture.

  • Step 6

    Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook each fry until golden brown on all sides, about 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined sheet. Let cool and serve immediately with tzatziki.

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