Mixed Greens With 5-Spiced Bacon and Poached Egg

Recipe by Manami
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FOR THE BACON:.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Arrange bacon slices in single layer on foil-lined 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until bacon edges begin to curl.
  • Remove pan from oven.
  • Carefully drain drippings into glass measuring cup; set aside.
  • Microwave honey and Chinese five spice in small microwavable bowl on HIGH 30 seconds, stirring after 15 seconds.
  • Brush bacon with honey mixture.
  • Bake 10 minutes longer or until bacon is browned and crisp.
  • Carefully drain any additional drippings into measuring cup.
  • Cool bacon on wire rack & break into bite-size pieces, then set aside.
  • FOR THE SALAD:.
  • Mix water, lemon juice and Chinese five spice in small bowl.
  • Add apple slices; toss to coat well; set aside.
  • Mix 1/4 cup of the warm bacon drippings, vinegar, shallots, mustard and pepper in small bowl with wire whisk until well blended; set aside.
  • FOR THE POACHED EGGS:.
  • Ffill large deep saucepan with 2 inches of water.
  • Add 1 tablespoon vinegar & bring to boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium.
  • Break 1 egg into small dish.
  • Carefully slide egg into simmering water (bubbles should begin to break the surface of the water).
  • Repeat with remaining eggs.
  • Poach eggs 3 to 5 minutes or until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken.
  • Carefully remove eggs with slotted spoon.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • TO SERVE:
  • Divide greens among 6 plates.
  • Top each with a poached egg.
  • Sprinkle egg with additional Chinese five spice.
  • Arrange drained apple slices and bacon around salad.
  • Warm dressing if needed and drizzle over salads.
  • Serve immediately.
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