Breakfast

Crispy Eggs

February 12, 2015

This is one SPECTACULAR take on the poached egg, if I do say so myself!

Esthetically fascinating and scrumptiously tasting, this breakfast is on par.

Hope you enjoy my take on a fried poached egg, a “Crispy Egg.”

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Put 3-4 pieces of sliced bread into a food processor.

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Add a sprig of parsley, rosemary, thyme and a sprinkle of salt.

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Blend for 2-3 minutes, until it has a meal-like consistency.

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Once that’s done, pour the bread crumbs on a baking tray.

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Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until they become dry and crunchy.

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Then remove them from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes.

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Add a spritz of vinegar and pinch of salt to a small pot of boiling water.

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Gently crack one egg at a time into the boiling water.

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Wait about 30 seconds for the whites of the egg to solidify, before adding an additional egg.

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Gently stir around each egg to prevent the eggs from clumping together.

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Poach for 4 minutes and remove. 

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Let cool for about 10-15 minutes.

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Dredge each cooled egg in flour…

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…egg wash (1 egg w/splash of milk)…

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…and bread crumbs. Repeat this process again, to each egg.

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Let the double dredged eggs sit for 5-10 minutes.

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Fill a sauce pan halfway up with canola oil, and bring heat to 350 degrees F.

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Fry each egg for about 2-3 minutes…

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…or until dark golden brown.

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Let them cool on a dry paper towel for 3-4 minutes…

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…and that’s it.

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All that is left is to enjoy!

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Crispy Eggs

Crispy Eggs

Ingredients

  • 3-4 cups of bread crumbs (fresh or store bought)
  • parsley, thyme, and rosemary are optional
  • 3-4 whole eggs
  • 1 quart canola oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Put 3-4 pieces of sliced bread into a food processor. Add a sprig of parsley, rosemary, and thyme. Finish it off wish a sprinkle of salt and blend for 2-3 minutes, until it has a meal-like consistency.
  2. Once that's done, pour the bread crumbs on a baking tray, and bake for 10-15 minutes. When they become dry and crunchy, remove them from the oven and let cool for 15 minutes.
  3. Add a spritz of vinegar and pinch of salt to a small pot of boiling water.
  4. Gently crack one egg at a time into the boiling water. Wait about 30 seconds for the whites of the egg to solidify, before adding an additional egg. Gently stir around each egg to prevent the eggs from clumping together. Poach for 4 minutes and remove. Let cool for about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Dredge each cooled egg in flour, egg wash (1 egg w/splash of milk), and bread crumbs. Repeat this process again, to each egg. Let the double dredged eggs sit for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Fill a sauce pan halfway up with canola oil, and bring heat to 350 degrees F.
  7. Fry each egg for about 2-3 minutes, or until dark golden brown.
  8. Let them cool on a dry paper towel for 3-4 minutes, and that's it. All that is left is to enjoy!
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Screen Shot 2015-02-12 at 11.57.32 AM  | Top Left: KitchenAid Food Processor | Top Middle: All-Clad Sauce Pan | Top Right: Williams Sonoma Baking Sheet |

 | Bottom Left: Boos Cutting Board | Bottom Right:  Glass Bowl Set | 

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  • NHWCenter March 19, 2016 at 12:35 am

    Never ruin a great egg cooking in Canola Oil (rapeseed) GMO oil. Coconut Oil is so much more healthier! Going to try this recipe using nonGMO organic ingredients only. Thanks for the detailed instructions!

  • Denise Britten August 21, 2016 at 6:45 am

    Looks amazing and I plan to prepare it. Great instructions so I know I got it, love poached egg great way to put a little color on them .thanks again