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.
20,5854.9/5 for 32 ratings
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Last modified on: September 18th 2016

For 4 slices, you will need:

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

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
22 min.9 min.31 min.
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Should be eaten immediately.

Step by step recipe


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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
946 Kcal or 3,961 Kj31 gr147 gr91 gr
47 %12 %14 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
134 Kcal or 561 Kj4 gr21 gr13 gr
7 %2 %2 %2 %
Per slices
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
237 Kcal or 992 Kj8 gr37 gr23 gr
12 %3 %3 %3 %
% 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)
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Fish fillet in express cooking envelope, Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée), Colcannon, Apple and almond gratin, ... All
Poached eggsPoached eggs: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs Benedict , Eggs Arsène, Tartine du pêcheur , Polenta with spinach and soft-poached egg, Eggs meurette, ... All
BreadBread: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Corn salad with croutons, Eggs meurette, Gratin slices with spinach, Mediterranean toast, Comtoise endive salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Italian style gratin, Mexican ceviche, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin", Couscous, ... All

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