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Delia's Eggs Benedict
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Serves: 6 as a starter or 3 for brunch
1 quantity foaming hollandaise sauce
6 large, very fresh eggs
12 thin slices smoked ham (Austrian Smoked Mountain Ham works well)
3 English muffins
A little butter
Pre-heat the grill to its highest setting
Make the Hollandaise Sauce.
Poach the eggs.
Place the split muffins on a baking tray and lightly toast the split muffins on both sides.
Now butter the cut side of the muffins and top each half with a couple of folded slices of ham. Pop them under the grill to warm the ham then put them onto warm serving plates. Put a poached egg on top of each muffin half, add a little seasoning and then spoon over the foaming hollandaise, covering the egg (there should be a little over 1 tablespoon of sauce for each egg).
Serve straight away.
This recipe was first published in Tue Aug 27 12:52:24 BST 2013.