Food Friday: Halloumi Kebabs

Posted by Lipglossiping On March - 29 - 2013

I’m a bit of a kebab monster.  Doner, Shish, Kofte… chicken, lamb, vegetable… I love them all.  It’s an illness.  Nowadays, I restrict the doner love for those times when copious amounts of alcohol have been consumed and I can’t taste the belly-buttons.

But how about cheese?  Cheese kebabs.  You’re salivating aren’t you?

Halloumi Kebabs_01

I’m not going to write out a recipe because it’s pretty obvious how to construct a cheese kebab.  Get some cheese, string it on a skewer and add some vegetables so that you don’t only have cheese on it.  Tempting though it is.

Halloumi is pretty brilliant for this, infact… I wouldn’t recommend using anything else.  Especially don’t use Dairylea triangles, nothing good will come of it.  My halloumi comes from Asda and has chilli in it for a little added kick.

Halloumi Kebabs_02

What other vegetables work well skewered?  I used: courgette, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and mushrooms.  I’m sure I missed something really obvious…

Halloumi Kebabs_03

Baste the kebabs with some kind of marinade (I used sweet chilli) before popping under the grill for around 10 minutes, turning ocassionally so they don’t catch fire.

I served my Halloumi Kebabs with a mini-tortilla and some salad.  If you’re following Weight Watchers, you’ll be interested to know that this meal (with half the pack of cheese and a mini-tortilla wrap) came out at 14PP.  Who says you can’t eat kebabs and lose weight?

Halloumi Kebabs_04

Do you like kebabs?  We probably can’t be friends if you don’t.


3 Responses to “Food Friday: Halloumi Kebabs”

  1. Louise says:

    That looks gorgeous I love squeaky cheese xx

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 1 Thumb down 0

  2. sophie says:

    Ooh I’ve not done halloumi kebabs for ages, I used to live on them back when I was a vegetarian. (On a related note, your “belly-buttons” line made me laugh so hard I inhaled tea).

    I put yellow pepper on mine, it’s nice and tangy and it makes everything pleasingly rainbow-coloured.

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 1 Thumb down 0

  3. i LOVE making this. for my marinade i usually mix some tomato puree, balsamic vinegar, garlic, lemon juice, and honey. it is amazing! i serve it with cous cous and sometimes add some griddled pitta strips!

    Love Lorna xx

    http://studsanddreams.blogspot.co.uk/ // http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3793754/

    Like or Dislike: Thumb up 0 Thumb down 0

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Pricey but oh so pretty…

If you spend over £75 (eek!) at Cosmetics A La Carte, the bespoke cosmetics brand will treat you to a limited edition Valentine gift set …

Maybelline - The Colossal Volum' Express Mascara - Review

UPDATE: It seems only fair to admit that a month after writing this review, and I’m finding myself reaching for this one daily… perhaps it’s …

Hop to it! Urban Retreat Beautique's Easter Hunt is on!

Historically, you lovely lot have swept the board with Urban Retreat Beautique’s fun and games and once again, I’m expecting some great sleuthing from you …

Prep your party skin with Sisley!

We all want great skin throughout the year but we all want it that little bit more when we have a slew of parties to …

Share your hair confessions and support a good cause! [SP]

Your crowning glory… barnet fair, whatever you call it, there’s no denying the condition of your locks can have a big impact on your self-confidence.  …

The Body Shop Originals – Giveaway Winners

Five names have been drawn at random and I’m pleased to announce the lucky winners who will each receive a set of The Body Shop …

The Round Table

So… last week, I was toying with the idea of a “Round Table” for beauty-related questions and answers and how it would be great for …

Andrea Fulerton Glitterati Nails - Good, in theory...

Andrea Fulerton Nail Boutique have expanded their popular line of nail products with a set of ultra-cute glitters encased in little ‘puff’ tubes… let me …

NARS Holiday 2010 Collection + Swatches

As promised yesterday, here’s some images and swatches of the NARS Holiday 2010 collection.  Due out in the UK in November. The palette is a …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads