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Poached Eggs Gourmet

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  Salt 1 Pinch
  Warm water 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Eggs 2 (Size 2, At Room Temperature)
For gentleman's sauce
  Double cream 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Anchovy relish 1 1⁄4 Milliliter (1/4 Teaspoon, Patum Peperium)
  Lemon juice 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Freshly ground white pepper To Taste
For garnish
  Fresh herb sprigs 2 (Use Parsley, Tarragon Or Chervil)
For bedlington sauce
  Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste

1. Stir the salt into the water and dissolve. Pour 2 tablespoons of salted water into 2 small 150 ml (1/4 pint) heatproof ramekins or pots. Microwave on HIGH, uncovered, for 30 seconds to heat the water.
2. Carefully break one egg into each ramekin and prick each yolk twice, using a cocktail stick.
3. Put the ingredients of the chosen sauce into a third ramekin.
4. Arrange the 3 dishes in the oven in a triangle formation equidistant from the centre. Cover each with greaseproof paper and microwave on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Halfway through cooking time, stir the sauce to blend the ingredients thoroughly.
5. Allow the eggs to stand for 30 seconds before draining and serving with a trickle of sauce and herb garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 181 Calories from Fat 147

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.3%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g7.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 412.6 mg17.2%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.21 g0.84%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 7 g13.8%

Vitamin A 6.6% Vitamin C 4%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poached Eggs Gourmet Recipe