Marinade for Halloumi

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    8hrs 23mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    379
based on 5 ratings

Grilled halloumi is best eaten straight off the barbecue. It's melty and soft inside with a delicious char on the outside. This yogurt-herb marinade adds an even more Mediterranean flavor.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019

Ingredients

  • Cumin seeds icon
    Cumin seeds
    1 tbsp (6g)
  • Coriander seeds icon
    Coriander seeds
    2 tbsp (11g)
  • Black peppercorns icon
    Black peppercorns
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    about ½ teaspoon (0g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 pinch
  • Mint icon
    Mint
    3 tbsp (5g)
  • Plain yogurt icon
    Plain yogurt
    150g (about ½ cup)
  • Water icon
    Water
    60ml (4 tbsp)
  • Halloumi icon
    Halloumi
    400g (about 1½ cups)

Tools

  • kCook icon Spatula
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Medium glass bowl

Step preview

  1. Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds and black peppercorns to a clean small bowl
  2. Toast in frying pan until doubled - medium heat
  3. Crush with mortar and pestle
  4. Get a clean medium glass bowl
  5. Transfer spices to medium glass bowl
  6. Add chili flakes, salt, mint, plain yogurt and water to the medium glass bowl
  7. Stir until combined
  8. Add halloumi to the medium glass bowl
  9. Cover with plastic wrap
  10. Chill in fridge
  11. Grill
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