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Sesame-Crusted Haloumi Burger

Sesame-Crusted Haloumi Burger

with Sweet Chilli Mayo

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We admit that we’re low-key obsessed with haloumi. Who isn’t? We’re always trying to find new delicious ways to enjoy it, and we think this sesame crust might be our best idea yet.

Allergens:MilkEggSesameGlutenSoya
Preparation Time20 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit

cucumber

1 bunch

coriander

1 block

haloumi

(ContainsMilk)

1 sachet

sesame seeds

(ContainsSesame)

1 sachet

black sesame seeds

(ContainsSesame)

2 unit

bake-at-home burger buns

(ContainsMilk, Egg, Gluten, SoyaMay be presentSesame, Tree Nuts, Lupin)

1 bag

mixed salad leaves

1 tub

sweet chilli sauce

1 unit

tomato

1 unit

carrot

1 tub

mayonnaise

(ContainsEgg)

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

1 unit

egg

(ContainsEgg)

1 tsp

balsamic vinegar

1 tbs

plain flour

(ContainsGluten)
Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
Energy (kJ)3570 kJ
Fat51.7 g
of which saturates19.9 g
Carbohydrate55.7 g
of which sugars15.4 g
Protein35.4 g
Sodium1490 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensils
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Chopping board
Knife
Bowl
Fork
Plate
Paper Towel
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Get prepped
Get prepped
1

Cut the haloumi into 1cm slices (you should get 2 pieces per person). Place the haloumi slices in a small bowl of cold water and set aside to soak for 5 minutes. TIP: Soaking the haloumi helps mellow out the saltiness. Slice the cucumber into 1cm rounds. Slice the tomato into 1cm rounds. Grate the carrot (unpeeled). Pick the coriander leaves. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise and sweet chilli sauce.

Prepare the sesame crust
Prepare the sesame crust
2

In the shallow bowl, whisk the egg with a fork. On a plate, combine the sesame seeds, black sesame seeds and plain flour.

Coat the haloumi
Coat the haloumi
3

Pat the haloumi dry with paper towel. Dip the haloumi slices into the egg, then gently press both sides into the sesame seed flour mixture. Place the sesame-crusted haloumi on a plate, ready to fry! TIP: Though a little messy, coating haloumi in sesame seeds provides a fabulous crunch and flavour.

Cook the Haloumi
Cook the Haloumi
4

In a medium frying pan, heat a generous drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the sesame-crusted haloumi and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the sesame seeds are golden and the haloumi is soft. Transfer to a plate and set aside. TIP: Flip the haloumi only once to help the sesame seeds stay on while cooking.

Heat the Burger Buns
Heat the Burger Buns
5

Place the bake-at-home burger buns on a plate and microwave for 1 minute. Halve the buns and toast in the frying pan over a medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes or until golden. TIP: If you don't have a microwave, you can bake the buns on the wire rack at 180°C/160°C fan-forced for 3 minutes, or until heated through. Reserve a handful of mixed salad leaves for the burgers. In a medium bowl, combine the balsamic vinegar and olive oil (2 tsp for 2 people) / (1 tbs for 4 people). Add the grated carrot and remaining mixed salad leaves and toss to coat.

Serve up
Serve up
6

Divide the burger buns between plates and spread the bases with the sweet chilli mayo. Top with the reserved mixed salad leaves, sesame-crusted haloumi, cucumber, tomato and coriander. Serve with the salad.