Low-Carb Baked Halloumi Fries

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If you’re looking for a speedy keto snack or a party snack, these low-carb Halloumi Fries are one for your meal planner. I tested them out on the gang here and I turned round to see one little piggy literally scooping out the crispy leftover bits from the tray!

Perfect as an appetiser for the party season, served with either Martina’s Marinara Sauce or Guacamole.

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Nutritional values (per serving, 2-3 fries)

2.5 grams 2 grams 15.9 grams 23 grams 15.2 grams 292 calories
Total Carbs4.5grams
Net Carbs2.5grams
of which Saturated15.2grams
Magnesium39mg (10% RDA)
Potassium113mg (6% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (4%), protein (23%), fat (73%)

Ingredients (makes 4 servings)

  • 1 pack halloumi cheese (250 g/ 8.8 oz)
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour (40 g/ 1.4 oz)
  • 1 tsp paprika or zatar
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • 1 - 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil, ghee or butter for greasing

Note: Instead of coconut flour, you can use a combination of almond flour and flax meal (like we did in this keto recipe) or ground pork rinds.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 160 °C/ 320 °F (fan assisted) or 180 °C/ 350 °F (conventional). Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and add the coconut oil (or use baking spray). Place in the oven to melt whilst you prepare the halloumi.
  2. Slice the halloumi into 1 cm (1/2 inch) sticks (ideally cut into 8 or into 12 pieces to get 2 or 3 fries per serving). Dry on kitchen paper. Low-Carb Baked Halloumi Fries
  3. Mix the paprika or zatar, coconut flour and seasoning in a bowl. Coat the halloumi sticks in the grain free flour mix. Low-Carb Baked Halloumi Fries
  4. Crack open the egg in a bowl and whisk with a fork. Low-Carb Baked Halloumi Fries
  5. Dip the breaded halloumi into the egg, shake off any excess then carefully roll again in the remaining coconut flour. Repeat for all the sticks.
    Low-Carb Baked Halloumi Fries
  6. Carefully roll in the hot coconut oil on the baking tray (or use baking spray) and bake in oven for about 12 - 15 minutes until golden and warmed through. Turn every 5 minutes for even cooking. Low-Carb Baked Halloumi Fries
  7. Serve with Marinara Sauce or Guacamole. Tastes best when served warm straight from the oven. As the halloumi cools down it will become rubbery — reheat if needed. Low-Carb Baked Halloumi Fries
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Food is one of life’s most powerful medicines. I’m a true testament that once you find the right approach for you, you can overcome poor health through the healing power of food.

I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten and refined sugar free. Most are also dairy-free.

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