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Parmesan-Coated Brie Recipe

Parmesan-Coated Brie Recipe

This is such a wonderful appetizer! Your guests will be impressed. A golden exterior gives way to warm, melty cheese, making this perfect for sliced French bread or crackers. —Karen Grant, Tulare, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 round (8 ounces) Brie cheese or Brie cheese with herbs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • Assorted crackers and/or fresh fruit

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine egg and water. In another bowl, combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip Brie in egg mixture, turning to coat all sides; coat with crumb mixture. Repeat.
  • 2. In a small skillet, cook Brie in oil over medium heat for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with crackers and/or fresh fruit. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without crackers and fruit) equals 202 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 333 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.