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.
10,3074/5 for 3 ratings
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Last modified on: October 25th 2018

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
43 min.19 min.1 hour 2 min.
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Should be eaten immediately.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Eggs Arsène : Photo of step #1
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 : Photo of step #2
When nicely browned, transfer onto a chopping board and cut each rasher in half.

Set aside.

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

Stage 4 - 6 min.
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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.
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Slice 200 g Nanterre brioche (one slice per person) and lightly butter both sides of all the slices.

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

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Assemble the eggs Arsène



Heat the plates.

Put a slice of fried brioche on each plate.

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

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

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

Stage 11
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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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,858 Kcal or 11,966 Kj88 gr23 gr267 gr
143 %34 %2 %41 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
256 Kcal or 1,072 Kj8 gr2 gr24 gr
13 %3 %<1 %4 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
714 Kcal or 2,989 Kj22 gr6 gr67 gr
36 %8 %1 %10 %
% 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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
CancoillotteCancoillotte: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs Comtoise, Endive gratin with cancoillotte, Comtoise stuffed tomatoes, Comtoise tart for Seàn, Risotto-style celeriac, ... All
Belly (streaky) baconBelly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Stuffed pumpkin gratin, Boulangère potatoes, Pâté de campagne, Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe", Fried egg in bread, ... 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: Crispy spinach rolls, Grapefruit moelleux, Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin, Elsa's Comtoise galette, Pan-fried salmon with white cabbage, ... All

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