Eggs Benedict

Based on 82 ratings
Mengting Gao

Mengting Gao

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Founder at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Hard 💪
40
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
eggs
English muffins
8 slices cooked ham
250 g butter (melted, warm)
125 ml white wine
25 ml white wine vinegar
egg yolks
1 sprig tarragon
peppercorns
mustard seeds
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
salt
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cooking spoon
  • small sauce pan
  • sieve
  • heat-resistant bowl
  • whisk
  • skimmer
  • large sauce pan
  • paper towel
  • small frying pan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
918
Protein
36 g
Fat
69 g
Carb
32 g
  • Step 1/6

    For the hollandaise, boil down white wine, some of the white wine vinegar, fresh tarragon, peppercorns, and mustard seeds in a small saucepan until half the liquid has evaporated.
    • 125 ml white wine
    • 25 ml white wine vinegar
    • 1 sprig tarragon
    • peppercorns
    • mustard seeds
    • cooking spoon
    • small sauce pan

    For the hollandaise, boil down white wine, some of the white wine vinegar, fresh tarragon, peppercorns, and mustard seeds in a small saucepan until half the liquid has evaporated.

  • Step 2/6

    Pass liquid through a sieve and whisk with the egg yolks in a heat-resistant bowl over a bain-marie until the mixture has slightly thickened.
    • egg yolks
    • sieve
    • heat-resistant bowl
    • whisk

    Pass liquid through a sieve and whisk with the egg yolks in a heat-resistant bowl over a bain-marie until the mixture has slightly thickened.

  • Step 3/6

    Now, gradually fold in warm, melted butter into the foamy mass, while beating constantly. Season with salt to taste and set aside.
    • 250 g butter
    • salt

    Now, gradually fold in warm, melted butter into the foamy mass, while beating constantly. Season with salt to taste and set aside.

  • Step 4/6

    Heat up some water in a large sauce pan until it simmers. Add rest of white wine vinegar and poach eggs in the water for approx. 2 – 3 min. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels.
    • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
    • eggs
    • skimmer
    • large sauce pan
    • paper towel

    Heat up some water in a large sauce pan until it simmers. Add rest of white wine vinegar and poach eggs in the water for approx. 2 – 3 min. Drain on a plate lined with paper towels.

  • Step 5/6

    In the meantime, fry ham in frying pan on both sides for approx. 1 – 2 min. until crispy.
    • 8 slices cooked ham
    • small frying pan
    • cooking spoon

    In the meantime, fry ham in frying pan on both sides for approx. 1 – 2 min. until crispy.

  • Step 6/6

    Halve English muffins, top each with a slice of ham and a poached egg. Sprinkle with some salt and warm hollandaise sauce.
    • English muffins
    • salt

    Halve English muffins, top each with a slice of ham and a poached egg. Sprinkle with some salt and warm hollandaise sauce.