Rock Crab Baked Brie: A Symphony of Flavors

Embark on a culinary adventure with a recipe that promises to elevate your appetizer game to new heights. Imagine a medium-sized wheel of brie, its velvety texture awaiting a symphony of flavors to dance upon its surface. As it gently warms to room temperature, it becomes the canvas for an exquisite combination of ingredients.

First, a generous slathering of garlic butter is lovingly spread atop the brie, infusing it with rich, aromatic goodness. Then, like jewels adorning a crown, delicate morsels of crab meat are arranged artfully, ensuring that each bite is a harmonious blend of land and sea. A splash of fresh lime juice adds a zesty brightness, awakening the palate with its vibrant citrus notes.

But the pièce de résistance comes in the form of grated Parmesan cheese, generously showered over the brie, creating a golden crust that promises a symphony of textures with every bite. As the assembled masterpiece is placed in the oven to bake, anticipation fills the air, mingling with the tantalizing aromas that waft from the kitchen.

Twenty minutes later, as the timer chimes and the oven door opens, a masterpiece emerges. The brie is gooey and molten, the crab meat glistening invitingly, and the Parmesan cheese melted to perfection. It’s a sight to behold, a feast for the senses, a culinary triumph ready to be shared with friends and loved ones.

So gather ’round, break out the baguette or your favorite crackers, and prepare to be transported to a realm of culinary bliss. With each decadent bite, you’ll savor the harmony of flavors, the richness of the brie, and the sheer indulgence of it all. This, dear friends, is not just an appetizer—it’s an experience, a celebration of good food and even better company.

A very generous thank you to  Logan’s Daily Catch for sponsoring this recipe. It is an honour to work with brands that align with our values and make it possible for us to share these recipes with you.

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Rock Crab Baked Brie

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


Units Scale
  • 1 medium sized wheel of brie, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup garlic butter
  • 8 ounces of crab meat
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place half of the garlic butter into an ovenproof dish that is only slightly larger than the brie, add the brie and the remaining garlic butter.
  3. Arrange the crab meat on the top and around the brie, and add the lime juice.
  4. Top with the parmesan cheese and green onions, season with salt and pepper, place on a baking tray. Place into the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Serve with baguette or crackers of choice.
  • Category: appetizers, recipes