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    Irish Egg in a Cup for one

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    6 mins

    2 mins

    4 mins

    Bergy's Note:

    Chicken and geese eggs have always been very popular in the Irish diet. "....delightful feasts come....A cluthch of eggs, honey, mast....sweet apples.." (Irish quote) Simple tasty boiled egg dish

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    • 1 fresh egg
    • 1 tablespoon fresh white breadcrumbs
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • salt & pepper


    1. 1
      Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil and slip in the egg gently (prick the fat end if you have an egg pricker).
    2. 2
      Boil for 4 minutes (sea level, 5 minutes a little higher altitude).
    3. 3
      Warm a teacup.
    4. 4
      Remove top of shell& pop the egg into the warm dry cup.
    5. 5
      Chop with a teaspoon, add crumbs and butter.
    6. 6
      Salt& butter to taste, eat with a teaspoon from the cup.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 20, 2008


      SO EASY. And delicious. I'll be making this often! Thanks for posting it.

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    • on December 06, 2007


      This was great - and verfy simple and can be reheated in the microwave is you add a drop of water. THank you for the recipe

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    • on March 24, 2007


      We had two St. Patricks' Day celebrations and I served this dish for one of them. Everyone loved their egg prepared this way. The only thing I did different was to use less butter per egg. Thanks Bergy. Bullwinkle

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    Nutritional Facts for Irish Egg in a Cup for one

    Serving Size: 1 (67 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 182.8
    Calories from Fat 149
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    Saturated Fat 8.8 g
    Cholesterol 242.0 mg
    Sodium 170.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 0.5 g
    Protein 6.6 g

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