Braaibroodjie - Grilled Cheese Sandwich From South Africa#FoodieExtravaganza

South-African "Braaibroodjie" (pronounced Bra-ee-bru-ee-kee) is a barbecue sandwich that is made over an open fire. This is a filling sandwich perfect for brunch or as a meal itself. 
I used my sandwich toaster to grilled this  cheese sandwich. In this sandwich, used sweet mango sauce / chutney, you can use any fruit based sauce/chutney.  Chutney makes it sweet and spicy at the same time. Caramelized onions, adds a nice sweetness to the sandwich.
The brie cheese oozing out and caramelized onions was a real winner for lunch. All those gooey flavors melted together with the crispness of the toasted bread is just to-die-for.  

Serves 2
1 Tablespoon Oil
1 Large Onion-  thinly sliced
6 - 8  Sandwich Bread Slices or Bread of your choice
2 - 4 Tablespoons Sweet Mango Chutney
1 Medium Tomato, thinly sliced
½  Cup Brie Cheese (or other good melting cheese)
Salt & Black Pepper- t
o taste
Salted Butter as required
To Make Caramelized Onions
Heat oil in a pan, add the onions and cook on medium flame, stirring occasionally until the onions are caramelized around the edges. This will take about 10 to 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper; set aside to cool slightly.

Assemble the Sandwich

Apply butter on both sides of the bread.  On one slice,  spread the sweet mango chutney, sprinkle the brie cheese 
then tomato slices, , a sprinkle of salt and pepper,  
top with caramelized onions
Place it on top of the other slice. Press lightly and put the  grill sandwich toaster and grill for 1 or 2 minutes. Grill until golden brown. 
Serve right away.
My Notes 
If you do have sweet mango chutney then use  any other fruit based chutney.

In Foodie Extravaganza we are celebrating " National Sandwich Month" our Host is Wendy Klik, here are some of the other recipes, do check them:
•Braaibroodjie - Grilled Cheese Sandwich From South Africa by Sneha's Recipe
• Caprese Focaccia Sandwich by Caroline's Cooking
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• Jolly Holiday Specialty Toasted Cheese Sandwich by Simply Inspired Meals
• Spicy Chicken Tikka Rolls by Food Lust People Love
• Turkey Burger by A Day in the Life on the Farm
• Venezuelan Stuffed Arepas by Pandemonium Noshery

Labels :Foodie Extravaganza Party, Sandwiches, Brie Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Tomato, Breakfast, Brunch, Main course, Kids delight, South African
Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. Brie and mango chutney. Be still my heart. I would love one of these for breakfast.

  2. I love braaibroodjie! YOu are right, the oozing cheese and onions are winners! Thank you for sharing.

  3. Sneha that sounds totally delicious! Love the addition of chutney.