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halloumi skewers with parsley and lemon salsa

  • makes 25-30
  • Easy

For a relaxed evening, these stylish canapés make an easy dish to impress friends with. Serve with warmed ciabatta and other picky pieces.

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Heat a little oil in a large frying pan. brown the halloumi on both sides, then push in a skewer so it looks like a lollipop. Serve warm or at room temperature with the salsa.

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Ingredients

  • halloumi 2 x 250g blocks, drained
  • olive oil 4 tbsp
  • wooden skewers 32
  • extra-virgin olive oil 3 tbsp
  • black olives 15, pitted and finely chopped
  • flat-leaf parsley a small bunch, finely chopped
  • small capers 1 tsp, rinsed
  • small preserved lemons 2, rind chopped
  • red wine vinegar 2 tsp
  • red onion 1 small, finely diced

Method

  • Step 1

    Put a large glug of olive oil, a large handful of chopped black olives, a bunch of chopped parsley, 1 tsp capers, 2 chopped preserved lemons, 2 tsp red wine vinegar and 1 finely chopped red onion into a small bowl. Season and mix well.

  • Step 2

    Cut 2 blocks of halloumi into 8 equal slices each. Cut each slice in half to make 32 pieces.

  • Step 3

    Heat a little oil in a large frying pan. brown the halloumi on both sides, then push in a skewer so it looks like a lollipop. Serve warm or at room temperature with the salsa.

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