Florida Grapefruit Steaks with Seared Halloumi

Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese with a high melting point, which means it’s perfect for grilling and pan searing.Top a thick slice of fresh Florida Grapefruit with a slice of halloumi heated to golden perfection, add a drizzle of zesty dressing and then garnish with pomegranate seeds.


  • 2 Florida Grapefruits
  • 40 g pomegranate seeds
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 10 g fresh mint, finely chopped, plus leaves for garnish
  • 1 tbsp. coriander, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. Florida Grapefruit juice
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 8 slices halloumi cheese, 1/2-centimetre thick
  • 1 tbsp. shallots, minced


Florida Grapefruit Steaks with Seared Halloumi

In a small bowl, whisk together 2 tbsp. olive oil, vinegar, shallots, mint, coriander, Florida Grapefruit juice and honey and season with salt and pepper.Peel and slice Florida Grapefruit horizontally into 4 1-centimetre thick rounds.Transfer slices to a serving platter.

Brush each side of halloumi cheese with reserved olive oil.Sear in a no-stick pan over low heat for 3-5 minutes until each side is golden brown.Place one cheese slice on top of each grapefruit slice.Spoon dressing over cheese and garnish with extra mint leaves and pomegranate seeds.