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Overhead shot of grilled halloumi skewers with satay sauce, cucumber salad and rice on a wooden tray

Grilled Halloumi Skewers with Satay Sauce

These grilled halloumi skewers with satay sauce and cucumber salad are a light and healthy summer dinner. Serve with rice for the perfect way to enjoy halloumi cheese.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 513kcal


  • 250 g Halloumi cubed
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Rice to serve

Satay Sauce

  • 85 ml Coconut Milk
  • 120 g Chunky Peanut Butter
  • 2 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon Fish Sauce
  • 1 Chilli finely chopped
  • 5 teaspoon Light Brown Sugar

Cucumber Salad

  • 1 Cucumber
  • ½ teaspoon Rice Vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • ½ teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Soy Sauce


  • Put the coconut milk, peanut butter, soy sauce, fish sauce, chilli and sugar in a small saucepan and heat gently until melted. Stir until smooth then set aside to cool.
  • Smack the cucumber a few times with a rolling pin then chop, place in a bowl and sprinkle with salt. Mix together all the other ingredients. When the cucumber has been sitting for about 10 minutes drain and pour over the dressing. 
  • Thread the cubes of halloumi on skewers. Brush the halloumi with vegetable oil. Heat a griddle pan to high or use the barbecue. Cook the halloumi on all sides until slightly charred. Serve with the sauce, cucumber salad and rice.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the ingredients used.


Calories: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Sodium: 1755mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 656mg | Iron: 1.7mg