Snail Omelette / Cagouilles En Omelette

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READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 50
    petits-gris snails
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    dried fig leaf
  • 6
    eggs, separated
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preparation time 15 minutes.
  • Cooking time 1 hour.
  • Starve the snails and clean them well.
  • Cook them for 1 hour in boiling water with added salt, fennel and a fig leaf; drain and remove them from their shells.
  • Prepare an omelette mixture.
  • Beat the egg yolks and fold in the stiffly beaten whites.
  • Make an omelette in the usual way and fill with the snails.
  • Wine: red or white Haut-Poitou, Anjou or Touraine.
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