Cranberry Fried Brie Appetizer

Fried Brie with Hot Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Fried brie is popular in restaurants but now you can make your own and you will love how simple this recipe is. The brie is fried until crisp then served with tangy, sweet, gently warmed cranberry sauce. Fried brie with hot cranberry sauce makes a classic appetizer.


  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 50g (1 3/4 oz) all-purpose flour (plain flour), seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 150g (5 1/4 oz) brie cheese
  • 50g (1 3/4 oz) breadcrumbs
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
  • 250g (1/2 pound) cranberry sauce
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Place the flour, breadcrumbs and eggs in 3 small bowls.
  2. Dredge the brie in the flour then dip it in the egg.
  3. Dip it into the breadcrumbs.
  4. Repeat the coatings of egg and breadcrumbs until you have a thick coating.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep fat fryer or saucepan to 180 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
  6. Fry the brie for 3 minutes until golden and crisp.
  7. Remove the brie with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  8. Warm the cranberry sauce in a small pan over a medium heat.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Pour the warm cranberry sauce on to a serving platter and place the fried brie on top.