Authentic Cyprus Halloumi

Halloumi tacos with cilantro and garlic


  • 1 pack of Yaya’s Halloumi Cheese
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, minced
  • tortillas
  • Onions, for serving,
  • Lettuce, for serving
  • Tomatoes, for serving
  • Hot sauce (optional)


  1. Cut the Halloumi into slices roughly 1/4 inch thick
  2. Heat a frying pay and cook the Halloumi slices in the olive oil for about 2-3 minutes on each side until it is light brown
  3. Place the cooked Halloumi in a bowl. Turn off the heat to the pan
  4. Sauté the garlic to warm and add  it to a bowl with the minced cilantro
  5. Toss the bowl until combined
  6. Assemble the tacos with the Halloumi; add the lettuce, onion, tomatoes, and hot sauce as desired
  7. Enjoy!