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Deep Fried Camembert with Raspberry Sauce

Deep Fried Camembert with Raspberry Sauce

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Jennifer Romasco

Wedges of camembert cheese are breaded, deep fried and dipped in a sweet raspberry sauce. Delicious!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 352 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 9.2 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Cut chilled cheese in 6 equal wedges. In a shallow bowl, beat egg. On a sheet of wax paper, mix bread crumbs and sesame seeds.
  2. Dip each cheese wedge in egg and turn to coat. Roll cheese in crumb mixture to coat. (If preparing ahead, cover and refrigerate now until ready to cook.)
  3. In a heavy saucepan, heat about 2 inches of oil to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) or until a 1-inch bread cube turns golden brown on all sides. Fry cheese until golden. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Melt raspberry preserves for dipping sauce.
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Eboni
37
8/17/2009

Great recipe one of my old fav's!! If your having trouble with oozing cheese simply do this process twice (Dip each cheese wedge in egg and turn to coat. Roll cheese in crumb mixture to coat.) This will give you a stronger shell. Also coating cheese lightly in flour before the egg will help. Hope this is useful.

IMVINTAGE
19
2/13/2007

I cannot rave about this recipe enough.... I loved it & can't stop thinking about it. ;o) I cut the recipe in half, breaded the wedges then stuck them in the freezer for 30 minutes before frying, to avoid leakage. It worked! They browned up beautifully & got gooey inside but kept their shape & neevr sprang a leak. I served these as a first course to our Valentine's dinner w/ apple slices & chambord spritzers. I could have skipped everything else & just had these. LOL The salty/cheesy/ sweet combo is to die for. The only changes I made to the recipe was to use stuffing mix ground up in the food processor for the bread crumbs as I was out. I'm sure the seasnings in the stuffing mix added extra flavor & I will repeat the sub next time. Thansk for a thoroughly enjoyable recipe, Jennifer Romasco!

NESSITA
19
1/25/2004

You would be very surprised considering the ingredients how ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS this is!!! DO NOT forgo the raspberry dipping sauce!!! Perfect for a small get-together or romantic dinner if you want to be PRAISED AND LAUDED for your fine culinary skills!!!