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Fried bread with leek and poached egg


Fried bread with leek and poached egg
A slice of fried buttered bread with fried sliced leek, topped with a poached egg. For the best effect, split the egg open just before serving.
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Last modified on: September 18th 2016

For 4 slices, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.9 min.31 min.
Keeping:
Should be eaten immediately
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Stage 1 - 8 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #1
Prepare 1 leek, but do not split lengthways. Slice into rounds.

Any leek trimmings can be used in another recipe, such as leek and potato soup.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #2
Trim the crusts off 4 slices bread and cut into shapes, if you wish (I have chosen lozenges here).

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #3
Butter the bread on both sides.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #4
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan on medium heat.

When hot, add the sliced leek...

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #5
...and fry until just lightly browned (not too much).

Salt and pepper after cooking.

Set aside to keep hot.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #6
Using the same pan, fry the buttered bread on both sides.

Prepare 4 Poached eggs.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #7
Heat the plates, then put a slice of fried bread on each one.

Add a layer of sliced leek.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #8
Lay a poached egg on top and serve immediately.

Stage 9
Fried bread with leek and poached egg  : Photo of step #9
For the best effect, split the egg open just before serving, so that some of the yolk runs down over the leek.

Serve with the split in the egg facing the diner.

Remarks

In this recipe, everything can be prepared in advanced , then reheated and assembled at the last minute. But the bread is best fried just beforehand.

Nutritional information

% 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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Home made.

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