Eggs Suisse a La East Texas

Recipe by The Fat Man
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small omelet pan or other small nonstick skillet melt 1 T. butter.
  • When butter is melted and just sizzling add 1/2 C Heavy Cream. Warm, but do not boil, cream. Crack eggs into a saucer, one at a time, and carefully slip both into pan. Sprinkle with Salt, Black and/or Cayenne Pepper to taste.
  • Reduce heat a bit so eggs will cook slowly.
  • Turn oven broiler to high. Set rack about 6" from broiler.
  • Toast 2 slices of bread to your desired doneness then butter generously (should be done in a countertop toaster, not oven). Place 1 slice Swiss Cheese and 1 slice Ham on each piece of buttered toast.
  • Place toast pieces (with ham and cheese slices, ham on top) under broiler and broil until ham begins to brown a bit and cheese melts around the edges -- you can't see the cheese very well since it is covered with the ham, but the edges should be visible.
  • Turn broiler off, but leave toast in oven with door ajar until ready to use.
  • Continue to cook eggs slowly until the whites are nearly firm. Sprinkle 2 T. grated Swiss Cheese on top of eggs and continue to cook until whites are firm, but not rubbery. The yolk should still be runny.
  • To serve, place 1 egg over each piece of toast, and pour cream from the pan over the egg. The cream will have thickened into a nice sauce.
  • Serve immediately.
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