Eggs Arsène


Eggs Arsène
Eggs Arsène is a rather more rustic version (and definitely more Comtoise in style) of eggs Benedict , that indispensible breakfast dish in Ian Fleming's novels.

And you're right, there is a nod to James Bond here.
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Last modified on: October 25th 2018

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43 min.19 min.1 hour 2 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Eggs Arsène
Pour 1 tablespoon oil into a frying pan on high heat. When really hot, add the finely sliced 250 g belly (streaky) bacon (allow one rasher per person).

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Eggs Arsène
When nicely browned, transfer onto a chopping board and cut each rasher in half.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 30 min.
Eggs Arsène
Prepare 4 Poached eggs and keep hot.

Stage 4 - 6 min.
Eggs Arsène
Melt 300 g cancoillotte in a small saucepan on low heat and add 100 g cream.

Mix well, pepper lightly, then check the seasoning.Cover and keep hot.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Eggs Arsène
Slice 200 g Nanterre brioche (one slice per person) and lightly butter both sides of all the slices.

Stage 6 - 8 min.
Eggs Arsène
Use the same pan as for the bacon, without washing it, to brown the brioche slices on both sides.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Eggs Arsène

Assemble the eggs Arsène



Heat the plates.

Put a slice of fried brioche on each plate.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Eggs Arsène
Arrange 2 pieces of fried bacon on each slice.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
Eggs Arsène
Top with a poached egg.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
Eggs Arsène
Finish by pouring over a generous helping of the cancoillote with cream.

Stage 11
Eggs Arsène
Serve immediately like this, or split the egg open to show off the runny yolk.
Remarks
Ideally the brioche for this recipe should be barely sweet, made with a brioche dough using only half the normal amount of sugar. This is a good way to use up the ends from a sausage brioche.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,556 Kcal or 14,888 Kj114 gr79 gr309 gr
178 %44 %7 %47 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
319 Kcal or 1,336 Kj10 gr7 gr28 gr
16 %4 %1 %4 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
889 Kcal or 3,722 Kj28 gr20 gr77 gr
44 %11 %2 %12 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Sulfites, Milk, Gluten, leaven
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 6.15 €
  • Per person : 1.54 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
CancoillotteCancoillotte: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Eggs Comtoise, Mashed potatoes with cancoillotte cheese, Comtois surprise bread, Comtoise stuffed tomatoes, ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cured Pork Belly With Lentils, Cassoulet, Rabbit terrine, Larded pork tenderloin, Surf and turf club sandwich, ... All
Nanterre briocheNanterre brioche: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caramelized brioche with pear and kiwi, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron and Parmesan tart, Courgette tart with mint, Basic cake batter - the French way, Hot sesame-cream chicken tartines, Bounty-style tart for Alison, ... All
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