The sweet chilli halloumi wrap is light and refreshing with layers of fresh veggies, packed with the best cheese (no debate here) and it has a delicious layer of tzatziki.
This sweet chilli halloumi wrap recipe could be my all time favourite vegetarian lunch.
When I was thinking about halloumi wrap ideas, I immediately thought about making a Greek wrap recipe, as halloumi is obviously a Greek cheese. I then thought about one of my favourite combinations of halloumi being with sweet chilli. Enter = Asian/Greek wrap fusion.
The result is a tangy, salty, sweet, crunchy, delicious wrap, that incorporates everything you want in a speedy lunch recipe.
For anyone who’s obsessed with the Wetherspoons halloumi wrap, this recipe is like a healthier upgrade for ¼ of the price. A win win!
Here are some other easy halloumi recipes for you to try after this one: Creamy Halloumi Curry, Panzanella Salad with Halloumi and Spicy Tomato Rice topped with Halloumi and Coriander
I use low-fat halloumi to keep the calories a little lower and the flavour isn’t compromised at all. We still get nutrients from the full fat greek yogurt, so this switch is great in this recipe.
Here are some more tasty halloumi recipes for you to try after this one:
Halloumi Tray Bake with Roasted Vegetables, Halloumi Tacos (Vegetarian Soft Tacos) and Halloumi and Sweet Potato Tex Mex Bowls
Sweet Chilli Sauce
The powerhouse of flavour behind this halloumi wrap recipe. The sweetness contrasts against the salty halloumi and also makes the halloumi caramalise more in the pan, giving this stunning golden glow. Try these Sweet Chilli Tuna Frittatas to use any left over chilli sauce.
You can swap with wholegrain here, but I prefer my halloumi wraps to use white as the flavours shine through more.
Baby gem lettuce
This lettuce is perfect, as you can use the whole leaves, rather than tearing/slicing romaine/iceburg. You can obviously use whatever lettuce you can get your hands on though.
Cucumber and Greek Yogurt
The foundation of tzatziki, which balances out all of the flavours of this halloumi wrap recipe. It adds moisture and tang, making this recipe the best. The grated cucumber and the Greek yogurt, make a great simple tzatziki.
See the recipe card for full information on all ingredients and quantities.
Halloumi is a Greek cheese made from a mixture of goat’s milk and sheep’s milk. It’s hard in texture and very salty. I love it as a little goes a long way, so when looking at whether halloumi is a healthy cheese to add into a recipe, I think it is – as you can use a small amount and get a lot of flavour.
It’s best served grilled/pan-fried with refreshing veggies to compliment the saltiness.
3. Meanwhile, make your tzatziki by combining the Greek yogurt, grated cucumber, lime juice and a generous pinch of salt (Image 3).
4. Mix together to make up the delicious tzatziki (Image 4).
5. Fry the halloumi until each side until golden brown, around 2 minutes on each side and then add the minced garlic half-way through (Image 5).
6. Layer the wrap by adding a big dollop of tzatziki and spreading to coat the middle of the wrap. Add around 3 leaves of baby gem lettuce, a generous amount of sliced cucumber, carrot and then sweet chilli halloumi. Optionally add an extra drizzle of sweet chilli and tzatziki and top with coriander. Fold and enjoy! (Image 6).
Other recipes with Tzatziki/Raita dip for you to try:
Other quick vegetarian lunches for you to try: Chilli Oil Udon Stir Fry, Creamy Mushroom Toast and Easy 10 Minute Naan Bread Pizza
This halloumi wrap recipe is best made and eaten immediately. This ensures that the freshness of the veggies and crispiness of the halloumi aren’t compromised.
Yes you can, but I would keep the wraps, tzatziki dip and the fried halloumi in separate containers and you’ll need to prep as late as possible before work/uni! It would make a super flavoursome and delicious lunch, so when you are ready to eat, assemble the wraps and put in a meal prep container ready to go!
I recently discovered how delicious and tangy mango chutney tastes with fried halloumi, and this would make a great substitute for the sweet chilli.
If you tried this Sweet Chilli Halloumi Wrap recipe, it would be mean so much to me if you could leave a review & a star rating to let me know how you found it! I love hearing about your experiences – it motivates me to keep creating more and more recipes for you guys 💛 Let’s get cooking! – Mimi x
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