English muffin & poached egg
English muffin, mortadella, poached egg and grapefruit hollandaise sauce
Preparation time40 minutes
Winery pairingLe Rosé
- 1 English muffin
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoonful white vinegar
- 1 dab of butter
- 2 slices mortadella
Grapefruit Hollandaise Sauce
- Juice of 1 pink grapefruit and its zest
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- 3 egg whites
- 250g butter
- 3 tablespoonfuls water
- 2 pinches of salt Ground pepper
Step 1. Grapefruit Hollandaise Sauce
- Melt the pieces of butter in a microwave or bain-marie.
- Pour half of the grapefruit and lemon juice, and the water into a thick-bottomed saucepan; add salt and pepper.
- Add the egg yolks and heat on a medium heat, stirring constantly with a whisk by tracing a figure of 8 shape for 2 min.
- Remove the saucepan from the heat, then gradually add the butter, whisking as for a mayonnaise.
- Add the rest of the grapefruit juice and stir.
Step 2. Poached Egg
- Boil some water in a saucepan while adding the vinegar.
- Break each egg into a coffee cup. When the water boils, bring a cup close to the water surface and turn it over in one go. You can make 1-2 eggs per round.
- Using a skimmer, draw the filaments of egg white towards the yolk.
- After 3 min, strain the eggs with the skimmer and put them into freezing water for a few moments.
- Drain them on power towel.
Step 3. Plating-Up
- Halve the muffin and butter it. Toast it under the grill for 5 min.
- Add the mortadella cheese and poached egg on top, coat with hollandaise sauce and garnish with baby shoots.
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