Pan-Seared Halloumi with Spicy Mango Dressing

Halloumi is a firm and salty Greek cheese that can withstand high heat. When pan- seared, the outside gets crispy while the inside turns soft and gooey. Be sure to serve this appetizer immediately as it can get rubbery as it cools.

Alejandra Ramos

Pan-Seared Halloumi with Spicy Mango Dressing

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    Ingredients

    1 ripe mango, peeled and finely minced Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
    1 garlic clove, finely minced 1/2 lb halloumi cheese
    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 2 Tbs flour
    2 Tbs olive oil Kosher salt and black pepper
    1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely minced 2 Tbs olive oil
    Juice of 2 limes Baby arugula, for serving

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    • 1

      Make the dressing: Whisk together the mango, garlic, cayenne, olive oil, cilantro, and lime juice in a small bowl. Season with kosher salt and black pepper, to taste. Set aside.

    • 2

      Prepare the cheese: Pat the cheese dry with paper towels. Slice into ½-inch thick slices.

    • 3

      Season the flour with salt and pepper. Drop each piece of cheese in the flour and coat well.

    • 4

      Heat the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the prepared halloumi to the pan in batches, frying about one minute on each side until golden.

    • 5

      Serve immediately over a bed of baby arugula, topped with the spicy mango dressing.

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