Meals and Courses

Fried Haloumi and Courgettes with Red Pepper Salsa

cook 10 mins
Tags: Quick eats
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 250 g (8 oz) baby courgettes, halved lengthways
  • 200 g (7 oz) haloumi cheese, thickly sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 ready-roasted red peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • finely grated rind and juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • handful of chopped mint
  • Heat half the olive oil in a large frying pan. Add the courgettes and cook for 2 minutes, then turn over and cook for a further 1 minute until golden. Season to taste, remove from the pan and keep warm.
  • Add the remaining olive oil to the pan, followed by the haloumi. Cook for 1–2 minutes on each side until golden.
  • Meanwhile, mix together all the ingredients for the salsa. Divide the courgettes and haloumi between serving plates and spoon over the salsa to serve.
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