Œufs Frits

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Method

Only one egg can be cooked at a time, but each takes less than one minute. Put a teacupful of oil into a small pan so that the egg will actually swim in the oil. Heat until the oil begins to smoke lightly, then maintain this temperature. Break the egg into a cup or saucer and season the yolk with salt and pepper. Slip it quickly into the oil, putting the edge of the cup to the surface of the oi