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Deep Fried Brie with Blackberry Sauce Veg  HT  HD  English  20mins



Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian Fruit   Appetizer   Starter  Hors d'oeuvre  England British   Europe



225g/8oz Somerset Brie Cheese

1 Large Egg, beaten

50g/2oz Fresh Breadcrumbs

25g/1oz Caster Sugar

125g/5oz Fresh Blackberries

teasp Arrowroot

Oil for Deep frying

Fresh Parsley Sprigs to garnish




1. Place the egg in a shallow wide dish and beat well.  Place the breadcrumbs on a plate.


2. Cut the brie into four equal portions.


3. Dip the brie firstly into the egg and then into the breadcrumbs, turning to coat on all sides.  Refrigerate until ready to cook.


4. Place the blackberries in a pan, reserving a few for garnish, together with the sugar and 4 tablespoons water. Bring gently to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Blend the arrowroot with a little cold water and stir into the sauce to thicken slightly.


5. Meanwhile, heat the oil for deep frying to 180C, 350F. Fry the brie for 3-4 minutes until golden brown then remove from the oil and drain on kitchen paper.


6. To serve - transfer the brie to individual plates, pour a little of the sauce over each portion of brie and garnish with the deep fried parsley and reserved blackberries.



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