Attractive halloumi with a light-weight, crisp coating, served on a toasted brioche bun with crimson onion, fried mushrooms and lettuce. All completed off with a drizzle of sticky, spicy sauce! Vegetarian or meat-eater, this halloumi burger will completely fulfill all tastes.
You might or could not know however I’m a giant fan of sticky-sweet recipes – sticky sauces, glazes, dips – I like all of them! My husband Chris is a giant meat-eater, so I usually discover myself combining our tastes and making issues like sticky Chinese pork belly or sticky chicken stir fry.
Nevertheless, I’m making an attempt to cut back the quantity of meat we eat, and this meatless burger is the proper means to do this.
📋 What do we’d like for the burger?
And for the sauce?
🔪 The best way to make this tasty vegetarian burger
Full recipe with detailed steps within the recipe card on the finish of this submit.
- Slice up the halloumi and coat egg, then a mix of semolina, salt and pepper.
- Fry in a little bit oil for 2-3 minutes all sides till golden.
- Serve on toasted bun with lettuce, fried mushrooms, crimson onion and a drizzle of the sticky glaze (see extra on the glaze beneath).
For the sauce
Merely add the sauce components to a pan, stir, convey to the boil and simmer for a minute. That is it – tremendous straightforward.
The soup will look runny at first, however thickens because it begins to chill down.
In the event you let the sauce cool fully (which solely takes 20 minutes or so), it is going to be tremendous thick and syrupy – and all the higher for it in my view 😍
Salty halloumi dusted in a semolina coating and fried till golden, served with mushrooms, crunchy onions and lettuce and completed off with a spicy, syrupy sauce.
You’ll little question discover your fingers and face coated in stated sauce when you’ve completed, but it surely’s so price it!
In the event you’ve by no means tried halloumi this can be a nice recipe to provide it a go. Not like different cheeses, halloumi doesn’t soften. It’s acquired a salty, chewy and barely squeaky texture, that may sound a bit odd, but it surely actually may be very addictive.
What’s extra, it’s only a case of slicing, coating and frying (you don’t even should coat it when you don’t wish to). No want to combine with a bunch of different components and type into patties – it’s mainly a ready-made burger simply ready to be sliced and cooked!
Higher get these napkins prepared 🙂
🍽️ What to serve it with
🍲 A pair extra ‘Chris-approved’ Vegetarian burgers
📺 Watch methods to make it
Halloumi Burgers with Sticky Chilli Sauce
Attractive halloumi with a light-weight, crisp coating, served on a toasted brioche bun with crimson onion, fried mushrooms and lettuce. All completed off with a drizzle of sticky, spicy sauce!
Begin by making the sauce. Place the sticky chilli sauce components into your smallest saucepan and convey to the boil. Stir, and cook dinner for an extra 1-3 minutes till the sauce has diminished right down to a runny syrup after which flip off the warmth (it’s going to thicker additional because it cools).
Warmth 1 tbsp of the oil in a frying pan (skillet) and fry the mushrooms with ⅛ tsp of salt and ⅛ tsp pepper till browned, then take away from the pan.
Add the remaining 1 tbsp of oil to the pan and warmth.
Place the semolina in a shallow bowl and stir within the remaining ⅛ tsp of salt and ⅛ tsp pepper.
Crack the egg right into a small shallow bowl and whisk evenly with a fork.
Dip the halloumi slices into the egg, then coat within the semolina.
Place the coated halloumi into the pan and fry on a medium-high warmth for 2-3 minutes on all sides – till golden brown.
Place bottoms of the 2 toasted brioche rolls on two plates and prime with the lettuce and mushroom slices.
As soon as the halloumi is cooked, place it on prime of the mushrooms. High with slices of crimson onion after which drizzle over a little bit of the sauce. Place the highest of the buns on the burgers and serve with any leftover sauce.
You may make the sauce forward of time, however it’s going to thicken the extra it cools, so you could have to reheat evenly earlier than serving.
Make the sauce, then cool, switch to a container, cowl and refrigerate till it is time to reheat.
This recipe solely makes a small quantity of sauce so when you’re making it forward, it could be price making double, because it’s fairly onerous to switch and reheat such small portions.
I do not advocate making the burger forward of time. Fried halloumi tastes finest when freshly fried.
- Swap the sliced crimson onion for thinly sliced strips of spring onion (scallions)
- Swap the mushrooms for evenly fried sliced peppers
- If you do not need the sticky sauce to be spicy, swap the sriracha for tomato ketchup
Dietary data is per burger.
Energy: 753kcalCarbohydrates: 79gProtein: 31gFats: 36gSaturated Fats: 24gLdl cholesterol: 81mgSodium: 2407mgPotassium: 454mgFiber: 3gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 1525IUVitamin C: 12.1mgCalcium: 804mgIron: 4.3mg
This recipe was first revealed in November 2015. Up to date February 2021 with new images, suggestions and recipe video.
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