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Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit)

Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit)

This is a French version (as served in brasseries in northern France) of the traditional Welsh rarebit. It contains boiled ham as well as the usual toasted bread and Cheddar cheese melted in beer.

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Last modified on: February 2nd 2014

For 2 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
9 min.24 min.33 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten right away
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Step by step recipe

1 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #1Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Grate the cheese, preferably cheddar.
5 min.
2 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #2Fry 2 slices ham, cut in half, in 1 teaspoon olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Allow it to colour slightly on both sides. 4 min.
3 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #3Using the same pan, without cleaning it, pour in 300 ml beer and bring to the boil. 5 min.
4 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #4Turn down the heat and add the cheese. 1 min.
5 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #5Stir gently but constantly until the cheese melts and mixes with the beer. Pepper. 5 min.
6 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #6Take a small oven-proof dish and place 1/2 a slice of ham in the bottom, then a slice of toasted bread on top... 2 min.
7 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #7...then the other half of the ham. 1 min.
8 Welsh (French Welsh Rarebit) : Photo of step #8Pour the melted cheese over and bake (or put under the grill) to brown the top lightly.

Serve piping hot.
10 min.

Remarks

It is important to use Cheddar cheese, the orange variety keeps the right mood. Use whatever beer you prefer. I like to use a Belgian white beer.

You can also serve Welsh rabbit with a fried egg sat on top (sometimes known as a buck rabbit).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
5568204 gr918 gr120 gr
278 %78 %87 %18 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
69225 gr114 gr15 gr
35 %10 %11 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2102 gr459 gr60 gr
139 %39 %43 %9 %
% 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 2 people : 4.72 €
Per person : 2.36 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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