Scrambled Eggs with Sea Urchins

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By Mark Hix

Published 2006

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You will probably need to order the sea urchins in advance from your fishmonger, as they are not as common on the fishmonger’s slab in this country as they are abroad, unless you know a friendly diver, that is.


  • 4 fresh sea urchins
  • 50 g butter
  • 6 medium eggs, beaten


Wearing a sturdy pair of gloves and using a kitchen knife, scrape away all the spines from the sea urchins and give the urchins a good wash. With a pair of scissors, make a hole just above the middle line of the sea urchin and carefully snip around so you have 2 halves. One half will be empty and the other will have orange eggs in segments.

With a teaspoon, carefully remove just the ora