Yes, I did it! These Keto Dill Pickle Halloumi Fries are the best! No, Seriously, the best!
If you know me, you know I love my halloumi. Halloumi is a semi-hard, unripened, brined cheese made from a mixture of goat's and sheep's milk, and sometimes also cow's milk. It has a high melting point and so can easily be fried or grilled.
I love dill pickle so when I first tried Buster Rhinos dill pickle pork rinds, I knew I had to crush them and use to bread some halloumi. There is nothing better than a semi melted cheese, crispy coating and the taste of dill!
Check out the video how I made the halloumi fries and the full recipe down below.Jump to Recipe
Halloumi Fries Video Recipe
Halloumi Fries Recipe
Keto Dill Pickle Halloumi Fries
- 200 grams halloumi cheese slice halloumi lengthwise into 1 inch strips
- 4 oz crushed pork rind crumbs I used dill flavoured pork rinds
- ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon paprika
- 1 cup olive oil for frying, depending on your pan size you may need more or less
- Use my Breadcrumb recipe instead of pork rinds
- Pat your halloumi dry
- Cut your halloumi into 6 strips as in the video above
- Scramble 2 eggs in a bowl
- Crush the pork rinds, I used a blender, then place in a bowl
- Dip your halloumi stick in the egg first
- Coat in the crushed pork rinds
- Dip again in the egg
- Coat once again with the crushed pork rinds
- Place each on a dish with wax paper or parchment
- Use a shallow pan and fill with about 1 inch of olive oil
- Turn your stovetop element to medium/low
- Once hot enough, place a halloumi stick into the oil
- After 1 minute or so, use two forks to flip the halloumi and brown on each side.
- Brown on each side until golden brown.
- They will brown fast so keep an eye on them and flip before they burn
- When golden brown to your liking place on a dish lined with paper towel to soak the oil
Perfect appetizers for anyone especially those of us who have diabetes. As someone with type 2 diabetes, I am always on the look out for delicious appetizers and snacks that I can enjoy while having friends over. Creating recipes that will help keep my blood sugars in check while still being able to enjoy myself and live a healthy life is one of my passions.
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