Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict

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Mengting

Mengting

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Difficulty

Hard 💪

Preparation

40 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
4
eggs
2
English muffins
4 slices
cooked ham
125 g
butter (melted, warm)
62½ ml
white wine
12½ ml
white wine vinegar
2
egg yolks
½ sprig
tarragon
1
peppercorns
1
mustard seeds
1 tbsp
white wine vinegar
salt
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Utensils

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

How-To Videos

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Homemade Hollandaise

Nutrition per serving

Cal918
Fat69 g
Protein36 g
Carb32 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.
    • 62½ ml white wine
    • 12½ ml white wine vinegar
    • ½ sprig tarragon
    • 1 peppercorns
    • 1 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.
    • 2 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.
    • 125 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.
    • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
    • 4 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.
    • 4 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.
    • 2 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.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Eggs Benedict

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