Sujuk Halloumi - Chef Recipe by Yalcin Karaman

Sujuk Halloumi - Chef Recipe by Yalcin Karaman


500 g holloumi, sliced 10mm
500 g Sujuk, sliced 5mm


200 mL Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbs lemon juice
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp chilli flakes (Turkish pul biber)
1/2 tsp fine crushed black pepper
4 bay leaves

Fig Purée:

2 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
1 cinnamon stick
2 cloves
150 g sliced dry fig-soaked in warm water for 30 min


Bath sliced sujuk and halloumi for 1 hour in the marinade.

Bring sugar, water, cinnamon and cloves to boil, add drained figs and cook for 10 minutes.

Let it cool, process in food processor until a smooth paste.

Cook sujuk and halloumi over the grill, until golden.

Spread 1 tablespoon fig purée on the plate.

Arrange grilled sujuk and halloumi over the fig purée, sprinkle with toasted sesame and few pomegranate seeds.

Recipe provided by Olive Thyme

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