Halloumi Tikka Kebabs

Serves: Makes 6 kebabs

Ingredients

Marinade:

  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 3 tsp ground coriander
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp garlic puree
  • 3 tsp chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 150ml natural yoghurt
  • 50ml water

Kebabs:

  • 3 x 250gm pack of halloumi ( each cut into six cubes)
  • 150gm red onion
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 0.25 tsp caster sugar
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil

Method

  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan and warm all the ground spices together ensuring they do not burn. Put spice mix in a bowl and stir in the garlic, mint, lime juice, yoghurt & water. Mix together well.
  2. Add the halloumi cubes to the marinade, coat well, cover, refrigerate and leave for 24hrs.
  3. Cut onions into eight chunks. Put onion pieces into boiling water for 5 mins until soft. Mix lemon juice, salt and sugar in a bowl then add the drained onion pieces to marinate for 15 mins. Using skewers, add a piece of halloumi, 3 pieces of onion followed by halloumi, 3 pieces of onion. Use 3 pieces of halloumi for each kebab, finished with a cherry tomato. Cover and refrigerate until needed.
  4. Cook on a griddle, non stick pan or bbq until browned on each side; then serve with your choice of sides.

Nutritional Information

Key Nutritional benefits:

  • Provides 20% of the recommended protein intake per 100g
  • An excellent source of vitamin B12, with 75% of the RNI
  • A fantastic source of vitamin B2, providing 39% of the recommended intake
  • A great source of calcium, with 24% of the RNI per 100g

Energy Analysis:

  • Government recommended macro nutrient energy split:
    • Protein 13%, Carbs 57%, Fats 30%
  • Product macro nutrient energy split:
    • Protein 21%, Carbs 9%, Fats 70%

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