Poached Eggs New Orleans
photo by wicked cook 46
- Ready In:
- 2 egg yolks, room temperature
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
- 6 ounces clarified butter
- 1⁄2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon white pepper
- 1 teaspoon cayenne
- 2 cups tomatoes, peeled seeded and finely chopped (or 1 cup tomato sauce, made fresh with vine-ripe tomatoes works wonderfully)
- 2 tablespoons white vinegar
- 4 large eggs
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
- 4 slices bread, toasted
- 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
- 2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
- CHORON SAUCE: In a heatproof bowl whisk egg yolks with 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice until thick and pale. Set bowl over a pan of barely simmering water, stirring constantly, until warm but not hot.
- Stir in butter, a few tablespoons at a time, until all butter is incorporated. Cook, stirring, until sauce thickens enough to lightly coat back of a spoon.
- Remove from heat and stir in remaining lemon juice, Tabasco, salt, pepper and cayenne, to taste. Fold in tomatoes. Makes About 2 cups.
- POACHING EGGS: In a shallow saucepan or skillet bring 2 inches cold water and vinegar to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat until water simmers gently.
- Break eggs, one at a time, into a ramekin or coffee cup; holding ramekin as close as possible to water, gently slip egg into water. Poach eggs 3 minutes for very soft-cooked, 5 minutes for medium-soft.
- Using a slotted spoon, scoop out eggs and place onto toast (which is on warmed plates). If necessary, gently pat eggs dry with paper towels.
- Season with salt and pepper. Spoon several spoonfuls Choron sauce over eggs and decorate with parsley and green onions.
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These were so YUMMY. I used Franks Hot sauce instead of tabasco. I didn't clarify the butter and my egg yolk was cold but the sauce still turned out wonderfully. I just started poaching my eggs using the shallow pan method about 3 weeks ago and what a difference compared to using a deeper pot . They turn out so much better. Made for T.Y.M Tag
My tummy is very happy now :) lol. This was a great breakfast...definitely company worthy. I made as posted except I left out the tomatoes and green onion...just because I forgot to buy green onions and my husband isn't too fond of tomatoes. I would love to try this again though with both of those ingredients included. I was a little intimidated to try this...I'd never poached eggs before, and I was nervious about the sauce, but it was so simple! This is for sure a keeper. It will be going into my breakfast cookbook! Thanks so much for posting!!
WOW!!!! These are so amazing and simple to fix.... I lived in Louisianna for about a year and anything that takes me back there for a little while is a plus in my book..... I fixed this exactly as directed and placed my egg on a piece of toast.... I had to look up what it meant to clarify butter, but this was a simple technique.... This recipe was also my first time to ever poach eggs and it was so simple.... I have posted photos of the sauce, the eggs on toast, and all of it put together..... Thanks so much for sharing and this will be eaten often....
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