Eggs en Cocotte à la Française

Step by step recipe:

  1. 3 min.Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #1
    Shell 200 g peas and boil in salted water until barely tender.

    Cool under the cold tap and drain them.

    Set aside.
  2. 3 min.Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #2
    Prepare 50 g onion, chop and fry in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
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    Fry 100 g small pieces of bacon.

    Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).
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    Brush the inside of the ramekins with melted butter.
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    Put a few peas in the bottom of each ramekin.
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    Add some bacon and onions.
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    Pour in an egg white (keep the yolk separate).
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    And finish with a tablespoonful of cream.

    Season with salt and pepper.
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    Cook in the oven for about 10 minutes until the egg white is set.
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    Place the egg yolks on top of the ramekins and return to the oven for 1 more minute.
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    Serve immediately, garnished with a few finely snipped chives.

Remarks:

It is important to only just heat the yolk through without cooking it, so no more that 1 minute in the oven.

Source:

Home made.

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