Scrumptious Shirred Eggs Or Oeufs en Cocotte

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Scrumptious Shirred Eggs Or Oeufs en Cocotte

Scrumptious Shirred Eggs Or Oeufs en Cocotte

When you bake eggs with cream something magical occurs. These scrumptious eggs are baked with cream, chives, and Parmesan cheese. They develop into a dense, silky custard, turning into a whole lot more than the sum of their components.

If you have by no means heard of a shirred egg before, you are not alone. Shirred eggs are in reality baked eggs with the addition of cream, cheese and herbs. The splendour of the shirred egg is, you can actually bake many at a time, making this the appropriate dish for any brunch. The yolks are creamy and luscious whilst the whites are just firm enough to use a fork.

Shirred or baked eggs are an easy and stylish way to cook eggs for breakfast or brunch. Top with a touch of cream and Parmesan cheese for an excellent more divine dish.

Shirred eggs or oeufs en cocotte as they’re acknowledged in France, accompanied by toast soldiers (thinly-sliced sections of toast) are one of the most glamorous, velvety breakfast dishes around. After you go shirred, you may by no means fry an egg again!

“Shirred” eggs are basically baked eggs with the addition of cream, fresh herbs, and a bit of cheese. There are countless variations on extra ingredients, and you could alter the recipe with what you have got handy or decide upon. The dish is easy to make, however will definitely wow you with flavour and taste, elegance and texture.

The preparation requires a little forethought, and barely extra attempt! than turning on the flame for a fried egg. But, the ensuing dish is the grand dame of savoury breakfasts.

Clearly, this ideal meal of a simple egg and toast is incredible any time of day. Dressed up with a salad, a couple of shirred eggs per individual make a rustic, pretty lunch or dinner.

Traditionally, shirred eggs are eggs cracked in a dish, crowned with a dash of cream and a little parmesan after which baked until the whites are firm and the yolks are nonetheless a bit tender. I have enjoyed them over roasted carrots and leeks, mushrooms, sautéed spinach with a dollop of ricotta on top, chorizo and roasted sweet potato with a sprinkle of cotija, and so on and so forth and all were equally scrumptious combinations.

To get started out for yourself, all you would need is some eggs, a dash of cream, and a little bit of cheese of your choice for a base. After that, the way you customize your shirred eggs is up to you.

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Scrumptious Shirred Eggs Or Oeufs en Cocotte

Traditionally, shirred eggs are eggs cracked in a dish, crowned with a dash of cream and a little parmesan after which baked until the whites are firm and the yolks are nonetheless a bit tender.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, French
Keyword Shirred Eggs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 72 kcal
Author Ranjeeta Nath Ghai

Ingredients

  • 20 grams   Butter melted, as needed
  • 04 nos. Eggs
  • ½ tsp  Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp   Pepper to taste
  • 150  ml  Heavy cream hot

Instructions

  1. Brush a gratin dish or flameproof ramekins with melted butter.
  2. Break the eggs into gratin dish or ramekins: cook them over low to medium heat on stove top for 1 to 2 minutes or until their underside has set.
  3. Season the eggs, add the heavy cream and bake the eggs in a 350° F (175° C) oven until they are don (4  to 5 minutes)

Recipe Notes

  • Use small half cup (125 ml) ovenproof ramekins.
  • For less complicated oven transfer, set dish, or dishes if making multiple serving, on a huge baking pan.
  • You may make shirred eggs on a bigger scale, as faith did some years in the past, with many eggs in a huge casserole dish, cooking times can also need a touch adjustment, however, this is a pleasing concept for a weekend brunch.
  • Extra component ideas: caramelized onions, chopped olives, sautéed mushrooms, snippets of chives or green onions, bell pepper slivers, diced tomatoes, and goat cheese are all superb in eggs cocotte.
  • Use a flat baking dish, in preference to a high sided or deep dish, to make certain the eggs cook evenly.

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Scrumptious Shirred Eggs Or Oeufs en Cocotte

Recipe Name: Scrumptious Shirred Eggs Or Oeufs en Cocotte

Author: Ranjeeta Nath Ghai

Description: Traditionally, shirred eggs are eggs cracked in a dish, crowned with a dash of cream and a little parmesan after which baked until the whites are firm and the yolks are nonetheless a bit tender.

Preperation time: 10M

Cook Time: 20M

Total Time: 30M

Type: Breakfast

Recipe Yield: 4 servings

Recipe Ingredients: 20 grams Butter melted, as needed, 04 nos. Eggs, ½ tsp Salt to taste, ¼ tsp Pepper to taste, 150 ml Heavy cream hot

Recipe Instructions: Brush a gratin dish or flameproof ramekins with melted butter. Break the eggs into gratin dish or ramekins: cook them over low to medium heat on stove top for 1 to 2 minutes or until their underside has set. Season the eggs, add the heavy cream and bake the eggs in a 350° F (175° C) oven until they are don (4 to 5 minutes)

Calories: 72

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Summary

Shirred eggs are in reality baked eggs with the addition of cream, cheese and herbs. The splendour of the shirred egg is, you can actually bake many at a time, making this the appropriate dish for any brunch.

Pros

You can enjoy them over roasted carrots and leeks, mushrooms, sautéed spinach with a dollop of ricotta on top, chorizo and roasted sweet potato with a sprinkle of cotija, and so on and so forth and all were equally scrumptious combinations.

Cons

To be taken in moderation by heart patients.

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