'I tried the viral air fryer popcorn halloumi - here's how to make it'
04.03.2023 - 22:01
Air fryers are possibly one of the most convenient kitchen appliances out there these days, so it's no surprise that they've become a must have in most homes across the UK. As well as the endless list of things you can cook with one, there's the added bonus of them being typically cheaper to run than an oven.
I have the Daewoo 2 litre air fryer, which is the perfect size for me considering I typically only cook for up to two.
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It's no secret that people are now more creative than ever with with their cooking, and I have found TikTok one of the best resources to find tasty and new recipes that work well in the air fryer.
I tried out the viral halloumi popcorn that people have been raving about on the platform as it looked like a simple recipe with a quick cooking time, making the perfect mid-day snack.
Becky Excell, who is known for sharing quick and easy recipes on her TikTok account, went viral with her air fryer halloumi popcorn video, which has over half a million views.
You don’t need many ingredients at all to make this. I used halloumi, one egg, some plain flour, and crushed cornflakes.
While some people use breadcrumbs, I opted for cornflakes to put my own twist on the recipe as they’re a great stand in for bread crumbs.
Additionally, you can use herbs and spices to season your halloumi such as paprika and when they’re ready, you’re going to want a nice dipping sauce to accompany your cheesy bites.
The cost of the ingredients is quite low, with halloumi typically retailing between 2-3 pounds. Everything else were things I already had in my cupboard. The method is also extremely simple, and takes under