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5 from 3 votes

Fried Halloumi Tacos

Course: Main Course, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Author: Gaby


For the Halloumi cheese

  • 8-10 ounces Halloumi cheese
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Kosher salt freshly cracked black pepper and red pepper flakes for seasoning

For the Tacos

  • 8 small flour or soft corn tortillas
  • 1 recipe Charred Corn Guacamole
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Lemon or lime wedges for serving


  • Drain the halloumi and cut it into cubes or strips. Pat the cubes very dry with paper towels.
  • Heat the olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add the halloumi and cook for a few minutes without stirring, until the bottoms are well-browned. Turn the halloumi cubes with a pair of tongs, and brown them on the other sides.
  • Transfer the fried cheese to a bowl and season with salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes.
  • Heat each tortilla over an open flame until pliable.
  • Line half of each tortilla with guacamole. Top with fried halloumi. Sprinkle of cilantro. Serve with lemon and lime wedges.