Eggs en Cocotte à la Française


Eggs en Cocotte à la Française
Eggs cooked in small ramekins with a tasty mix of peas, bacon, onion and cream - even more French than the classic version!
64,7384.4/5 for 24 ratings
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Last modified on: April 27th 2020

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Should be eaten right away.

Step by step recipe


Stage 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.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Prepare 50 g onion, chop and fry in 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
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Fry 100 g small pieces of bacon.

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Brush the inside of the ramekins with melted butter.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Put a few peas in the bottom of each ramekin.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Add some bacon and onions.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Pour in an egg white (keep the yolk separate).

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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And finish with a tablespoonful of cream.

Season with salt and pepper.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
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Cook in the oven for about 10 minutes until the egg white is set.

Stage 10
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Place the egg yolks on top of the ramekins and return to the oven for 1 more minute.

Stage 11
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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.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,634 Kcal or 6,841 Kj45 gr32 gr148 gr
82 %17 %3 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
246 Kcal or 1,030 Kj7 gr5 gr22 gr
12 %3 %<1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
408 Kcal or 1,708 Kj11 gr8 gr37 gr
20 %4 %1 %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.

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