Eggs Benedict

Serves

2

Diff-egg-ulty

Moderate

Cook Time

20 mins

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Ingredients

  • 4 Sunny Queen free range eggs
  • 125 grams short cut bacon
  • 4 English muffins, split
  • 20 grams baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 Sunny Queen free range egg yolks
  • 150 grams butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Cracked black pepper to season

Instructions

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  1. Step 1To make hollandaise, process vinegar and egg yolks in a food processor. With motor running, slowly add butter in a thin stream. This should take 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice. Transfer to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Cover surface with plastic film or wax paper to prevent a skin forming.
  2. Step 2Gently poach the eggs in a bath of fresh barely boiling water and some vinegar (no more than a teaspoon per egg) until done to your preference.
  3. Step 3Fry or grill the bacon until crisp and drain on paper towels.
  4. Step 4Meanwhile, toast muffins. Top muffin bases with spinach, bacon and eggs. Drizzle with hollandaise sauce and season with cracked pepper if desired. Serve.