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Scotch Woodcock

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  Anchovies/1 tablespoon gentleman's relish 15
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Spread 2 1⁄2 Ounce
  Double cream 60 Milliliter (4 Tablespoon)
  Egg yolks 4 Medium, chopped
  Parsley 5 Milliliter, chopped
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Wholewheat bread slice 8

Chop the anchovies if using and rub through a sieve to make a paste.
In a small saucepan over a low heat, gently melt the 30 g (l 1/2 oz) butter.
Add the cream and egg yolks and stir until the mixture thickens.
Add the parsley, cayenne and salt and blend well.
Leave to simmer over a very low heat while you make the toast.
Toast the bread and spread with butter and the anchovy paste or Gentleman's Relish.
Bring the cream and egg mixture almost to the boil and pour on to the toast.
Cut the toast into squares or fingers and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2270 Calories from Fat 1342

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 152 g233.9%

Saturated Fat 40.6 g203.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1056.8 mg352.3%

Sodium 2113.9 mg88.1%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38.1%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.2%

Sugars 13.8 g

Protein 113 g225.4%

Vitamin A 97.2% Vitamin C 13.1%

Calcium 97.7% Iron 123.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Scotch Woodcock Recipe