Eggs Benedict


Eggs Benedict
Soft-boiled eggs, served on toast with a slice of fried smoked ham, and the whole covered with Hollandaise sauce.
194K 18 4
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Last modified on: August 8th 2018

Keywords for this recipe:EggPoachedHollandaise sauceBreakfastJames bondGordon RamsayToastHam

For 4 eggs, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 2 eggs 4 eggs 8 eggs 12 eggs

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 1 min.3 min.1 hour 4 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 20 min.
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Prepare 200 g Hollandaise sauce.

Keep hot.

Stage 2 - 20 min.
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Prepare 4 Poached eggs.

Keep hot.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
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Remove crusts of 4 slices Sandwich bread.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Butter one side.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Cut 2 slices smoked ham in 2, to get slices about the same size as the toast.

Heat the plates.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Put ham slices in a hot frying pan, 30 seconds on each side (if you use regular ham instead of smoked, leave until ham is lightly fried).

Keep hot.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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In the same pan, put the toast butter side down until well browned, then turn over and cook the other side for 1 minute.

If you are in a hurry, don't butter toast, just put in a toaster.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Put 1 slice of toast (or 2 if you are hungry) onto a hot plate, add a ham slice on top then a soft-boiled egg.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Cover with hollandaise sauce. If possible decorate with a parsley leaf, and serve immediately.

Remarks

Try to use not completely white bread, but whole-wheat instead, your toast and your eggs Benedict will be better. Even better is to make your own sandwich bread. Don't be afraid, it's quite easy.

Keeping:

To eat right now.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,364 Kcal or 5,711 Kj38 gr76 gr163 gr
68 %15 %7 %25 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
210 Kcal or 879 Kj6 gr12 gr25 gr
10 %2 %1 %4 %
Per eggs
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
341 Kcal or 1,428 Kj10 gr19 gr41 gr
17 %4 %2 %6 %
% 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)
Hollandaise sauceHollandaise sauce: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fish terrine with spinach and tomatoes, Langoustine and leek tarts, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tarte Normande, Sauce Normande (for fish), Pilau rice, Gâteau Nantais, Rillettes stuffed mushrooms, ... All
Sandwich breadSandwich bread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fried egg in bread, Crab and smoked salmon club sandwiches , Spinach Croque-monsieur , Croque-monsieur, Genoese croque-monsieur, ... All
Poached eggsPoached eggs: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs meurette, Tartine du pêcheur , Eggs Arsène, Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, ... All

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