How to cook Halloumi cheese using an air fryer

Air fried halloumi cheese


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400F
  2. Cook prepared cheese (see below) for four minutes, turning carefully once after 2 minutes

This recipe is based of using the COSORI Air Fryer (5.8QT model, affiliate link).

Halloumi is a great cheese choice for cooking at high temperatures. Which is why you will typically you will see recipes for grilled Halloumi or battered and deep fried. Here I’ve used the air fryer to loosely replicate grilled halloumi, without much of the fuss or heat from running the grill or broiler.

Start by cutting the cheese into 1/4 thick strips. From there cook in a preheated air fryer as described above. You’ll want to be extra careful when you flip the cheese, it should have just enough texture an firmness to not crumble.

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This guide is presented as a reference only. Many variables may influence your own cooking times. If in doubt contact your air fryer or product manufacturer. Please ensure your food is thoroughly cooked before consuming. See here for more info on using our recipes.

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