Do you own an air fryer? If not, you may want to consider one after reading this post. Today, we’re sharing a delicious and healthy air fryer halloumi cheese toast recipe that’s perfect for any time of day. Keep reading to learn how to make it!
Looking for a quick and easy snack? Air fryer halloumi cheese toast is the perfect solution! This dish takes just minutes to prepare and requires only a few simple ingredients. Plus, it’s always a hit with guests! So next time you’re in need of a tasty bite, give this recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed!
Cooks, your air fryer can make halloumi cheese toast too! In this recipe, we’ll show you how to make this easy and delicious dish. Enjoy!
What Is Halloumi?
Halloumi is a cheese that is popular in the Middle East and Cyprus. It has a salty, slightly sour taste and a firm texture that makes it perfect for grilling or frying. While halloumi is certainly delicious on its own, it also pairs well with many different flavors, making it a versatile addition to any meal.
Some popular dishes are the halloumi burger recipe and the halloumi sandwich recipe, but today we are talking about Air Fryer Halloumi Toast!
Why Make Halloumi Toast In The Air Fryer?
Halloumi toast is delicious, and it’s even better when made in the air fryer. Here’s why you should give it a try:
- The air fryer produces perfect results every time, ensuring that your halloumi toast will be crispy on the outside and melted in the middle.
- It’s a quick and easy way to make a tasty snack or breakfast.
- Air frying requires very little oil, so it’s a healthier option than traditional frying methods.
Have you ever cooked halloumi cheese? If the answer is no, then you’re seriously missing out! Halloumi is a Cypriot semi-hard, unripened goat’s milk cheese that has a salty and tangy taste. It’s perfect for grilling or frying because it doesn’t melt, making it the perfect cheese for toast! And if you have an air fryer, cooking halloumi toast is even easier! Keep reading to learn how to make this delicious dish in your air fryer. Trust me, you won’t regret it!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Halloumi Cheese Toast
Some people might say that halloumi cheese toast is a simple dish, but that’s what makes it so great. The ingredients are few and basic, but the end result is delicious. Whether you’re using an air fryer or not, this recipe is easy to follow and will leave you with a tasty snack or light meal. So if you’re looking for something new to try in your air fryer, give this one a go!
- Bread: Use sandwich bread, French Bread, Italian Bread, or even Sourdough Bread.
- Butter: use unsalted, room temperature butter.
- Jam or Jelly: Use your favorite, flavor. I used Instant Pot Strawberry Jam!
- Halloumi Cheese: You can use whole or sliced halloumi cheese.
How To Cook Halloumi Cheese Toast In The Air Fryer
Begin by opening the Halloumi cheese and slicing it into 1-inch strips. Coat the strips of Halloumi in olive oil spray and add to an air fryer basket that has also been coated in oil.
Air fry the Halloumi at 360F for 10 minutes. Shift the cheese halfway and spray or coat again with olive oil. The time may vary depending on your air fryer. If not golden brown after 10 minutes, add more time in two-minute increments.
For the toast, you can prepare it in a toaster if desired. However, if you would like to air fry the toast, lay two slices of sourdough in the air fryer basket. Air fry at 400F for 3-5 minutes, flipping halfway, or until the desired toasted color is reached.
When the halloumi and toast are done, begin to assemble your fried halloumi toast.
Assemble the toast by adding butter, jam, and then the air-fried halloumi cheese. You can leave the cheese in strips or bust it up into smaller, bite-size pieces. Enjoy!
Other Ways To Cook Halloumi Cheese
While today we used the air fryer to perfectly cook the halloumi cheese, you can make it so easily by using the grill or the oven.
How To Grill Halloumi Cheese
Are you looking for a delicious and interesting new way to grill cheese? If so, you should definitely try grilling halloumi cheese! Halloumi is a unique and flavorful cheese that can be grilled to perfection.
Here are the simple steps to grill halloumi cheese;
- Slice your halloumi into 1-inch pieces.
- Place your griddle pan and cook at medium-high temperature.
- Grill for 2 to 4 minutes per side.
- Remove when fully cooked!
How To Bake Halloumi Cheese
Halloumi cheese is a relatively new discovery for me. I had never heard of it until a few years ago, but now I can’t get enough of it! If you’ve never eaten or cooked with halloumi cheese before, you’re in for a treat.
Here are the simple steps to bake halloumi cheese, perfectly!
- Slice your halloumi into 1-inch pieces.
- Bake for 10 to 15 minutes at 390 degrees F.
- Remove when the halloumi is fully baked!
How To Store Cooked Halloumi
In the rush of getting dinner on the table, it’s easy to forget about leftovers. But cooked halloumi can be stored in the fridge and enjoyed later in a variety of dishes. Here is how to store cooked halloumi so you can enjoy its deliciousness later.
Let the cheese cool to room temperature and then place it into an airtight container. It will last for 2 to 3 days. You can reheat the cheese in the microwave, skillet, or air fryer, and heat until the cheese is warmed through.
More Air Fryer Breakfast Recipes!
Do you love your air fryer as much as I do? I am always looking for new recipes to try in my air fryer, and breakfast is a great time to use it! Below are some of my favorite air fryer breakfast recipes!
- AIR FRYER CAPTAIN CRUNCH FRENCH TOAST: Who doesn’t love Air Fryer Captain Crunch French Toast? It’s a great way to start your day, and it’s so easy to make! All you need is a few simple ingredients, and your air fryer will do the rest. So why not give it a try today? You won’t be disappointed!
- AIR FRYER SIMPLY POTATOES: If you’re looking for an easy side dish, look no further than air fryer potatoes. These are a cinch to make and come out perfectly crispy every time. Plus, they’re healthy and affordable – perfect for any night of the week. So give them a try! You won’t regret it.
- AIR FRYER BAVARIAN CREAM DONUTS: Move over deep fryer, the air fryer is in town! And it’s making some of the best donuts we’ve ever tasted. These Bavarian cream donuts are light and fluffy, with a delicious creamy filling inside. They’re perfect for breakfast or a snack, and you’ll love how easy they are to make!
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Do you love halloumi cheese? If so, you're going to love this air fryer halloumi cheese toast recipe! This easy recipe is perfect for a quick and delicious snack or appetizer. Best of all, it's super simple to make and only takes a few minutes. So give it a try today!
- 4 slices bread
- 4 tablespoons butter room temperature and salted
- 1/2 cup jam any flavor
- 7.9 ounces halloumi cheese
Begin by opening the Halloumi cheese and slicing into 1 inch strips.
Coat the strips of Halloumi in olive oil spray and add to an air fryer basket that has also been coated in oil.
Air fry the Hallomi at 360F for 10 minutes. Shift the cheese halfway and spray or coat again with olive oil. The time may vary depending on your air fryer. If not golden brown after 10 minutes, add more time in two minute increments.
For the toast you can prepare in a toaster if desired. However, if you would like to air fry the toast, lay two slices of sourdough in the air fryer basket. Air fry at 400F for 3-5 minutes, flipping halfway, or until desired toasted color is reached.
When the halloumi and toast is done, begin to assemble your fried halloumi toast.
Assemble the toast by adding butter, jam, and then the air fried halloumi cheese. You can leave the cheese in strips or bust up into smaller, bite size pieces. Enjoy!
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