Air fryer halloumi is so easy and quick to make, using just 2 ingredients, you can enjoy this crispy air-fried halloumi as an appetizer, sandwich filling, side dish, or even a main meal! It’s crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside and it will keep you full and feeling great for a long time.
Drain the block of halloumi from its salty brine and rinse it under lukewarm water to wash off some of that extra salt. Slice the block into 1-2cm widthwise and pat dry with a paper towel.
Place each slice of halloumi flat in the air fryer basket leaving a little room between each slice, they may expand a little bit.
Air fry the halloumi at 180C/360F for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway, until golden brown on each side.
Serve immediately as is or with some freshly chopped parsley, chili mayo, toasted pita bread, or on a salad!
How to store Leftover air fried halloumi will keep safe in the fridge for up to 3 days in a sealed container. When reheating, pop it back into the air fryer and cook at 160C/340F for a few minutes until warmed through.