For 4 people, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 45 min. 26 min. 1 hour 11 min. Keeping:
Should be eaten immediately once plated up.
At what time? When will I finish if I start the recipe at a certain time? When should I start for the recipe to be ready at a certain time? Work this out...
Step by step recipe
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Stage 1 -
Stage 2 -
Prepare the polenta cakes
, spread out approximately 1 cm (1/2 inch) thick and leave to cool.
Stage 3 -
to cut out 8 cm (3 inch) circles...
...allowing one circle per person. Collect up the trimmings of polenta and save for another recipe.
Stage 5 -
Pour 2 tablespoons
into a frying pan on high heat and when hot, add the polenta cakes.
Cook until nicely browned on both sides.
Set aside and keep hot.
Stage 6 -
Stage 7 -
Melt 40 g
in a small saucepan on medium heat, then add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper.
Cook for 1 minute
Stage 8 -
Stage 9 -
Stage 10 -
Stage 11 -
1 min. Assemble the dish Place a polenta cake on each of the hot serving plates.
Stage 12 -
Place the cutter over the polenta while you arrange the spinach on top. Press this gently into place...
...and remove the cutter.
This method ensures a neat circle of spinach, just the right size.
Stage 14 -
Place a hot poached egg on top.
Stage 15 -
Pour the shallot sauce over and serve immediately.
For a little dramatic effect, like in the photo, you can split the egg to let some yolk run out just before serving. Remarks
The tricky part of this recipe is the timing: getting everything ready at the same time so that the different elements (egg, spinach, polenta, sauce) are hot when assembled.
If you prefer a smoother sauce, you can strain it to remove the bits of shallots before adding the cream. Nutritional information
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 4 people : 3.68 € Per person : 0.92 € Note : These prices are only approximate
This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Parcels of fish fillet in spinach, Feta and spinach brik pie, Spinach and hard-boiled egg gratin, Spinach on toast with bechamel, Spinach and Comté Loaf, ... All Polenta: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rata-tart, Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, Taos hotpot, ... All Liquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Thin endive tart, Creamy risotto with vegetables , Stuffed pumpkin gratin, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Madras rice, ... All Shallot: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Penne with purple artichokes, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Coq au vin, Béarnaise sauce, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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