Recipe: Perfect Eggs Benedict

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Eggs Benedict.

Eggs Benedict You can cook Eggs Benedict using 14 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Eggs Benedict

  1. Prepare of For the Hollandaise sauce.
  2. It’s 4 of egg yolk.
  3. Prepare 1 Tbsp of fresh lemon juice.
  4. Prepare 1/2 C. of Unsalted butter (1stick).
  5. You need Pinch of cayenne.
  6. You need Pinch of salt.
  7. You need of For the Eggs Benedict.
  8. It’s 8 slices of Canadian bacon or ham.
  9. You need 4 of split English muffins or bagels (I use everything bagels).
  10. You need 2 tsp of white vinegar.
  11. It’s 8 of eggs or egg whites (I use egg whites).
  12. You need of Salt and pepper for taste.
  13. Prepare of Hollandaise sauce from above.
  14. You need of Fresh chopped parsley.

Eggs Benedict instructions

  1. Start with the Hollandaise sauce. Vigorously whisk the egg yolks and lemon juice together in a stainless steel bowl and until the mixture is thickened and doubled in volume…
  2. Place the bowl over a saucepan containing barely simmering water (or use a double boiler,) the water should not touch the bottom of the bowl..
  3. Continue to whisk rapidly. Be careful not to let the eggs get too hot or they will scramble..
  4. Slowly drizzle in the melted butter and continue to whisk until the sauce is thickened and doubled in volume..
  5. Remove from heat, whisk in cayenne and salt..
  6. Cover and place in a warm spot until ready to use for the eggs benedict. If the sauce gets too thick, whisk in a few drops of warm water before serving..
  7. Now for the eggs Benedict.Brown the Canadian bacon in a medium skillet and toast the English muffins or bagels..
  8. Fill a 10-inch nonstick skillet half full of water. Add white vinegar to the cooking water. This will make the egg white cook faster so it does not spread. Bring to a slow boil. Gently break 1 of the eggs into the water taking care not to break it. Repeat with remaining eggs. Reduce the heat to a gentle simmer. Cook 3 1/2 minutes until the egg white is set and yolk remains soft. Remove with a slotted spoon, allowing the egg to drain.
  9. To assemble: Lay a slice of Canadian bacon on top of each muffin half, followed by a poached egg. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon hollandaise sauce over the eggs. Garnish with chopped parsley..
  10. Note: 1 whole muffin or bagel is 1 serving but I usually only use 1/2 of a muffin or bagel per serving for fewer calories and it is still filling. That's why it says 4-8 people.

recipe by Nessa @cookpad

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