Snacks. Savouries.

Fried Camembert

Wedges or blocks of Camembert cheese are breaded, deep-fried and dipped in Devagi Chilli Jam or Devagi Caramelized Onion Sauce. Simply delicious!

Serves: 4

1 egg, beaten

30 g flour, seasoned with salt and freshly ground black pepper

50 g white breadcrumbs

½ teaspoon coarsely pounded black peppercorns

½ teaspoon coarsely pounded fennel

200 g Camembert, left whole or cut into 4 pieces

Cooking oil for deep frying

Devagi Chilli Jam or Devagi Caramelized Onion Sauce to serve

METHOD

  1. Place the egg, flour and breadcrumbs into three separate bowls.
  2. Add the pounded black peppercorns and fennel to the flour and combine well.
  3. Dredge the Camembert in the flour. Dip into the egg and then coat with the breadcrumbs.
  4. Repeat by dipping the Camembert in the egg and breadcrumbs again.
  5. Heat a saucepan with oil for deep-frying to the point that a breadcrumb sizzles when dropped in it.
  6. Add the breaded Camembert to the hot oil and deep-fry until crisp and golden.
  7. Remove the Camembert with a slotted spoon, drain on kitchen paper and sprinkle with salt. Serve with Devagi Chilli Jam or Devagi Caramelized Onion Sauce.

 

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