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One Eyed Jack
Euro/American

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Effort:
Sched:
DoAhead:  
1 bfast  
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15 min  
No
An easy breakfast and easy to clean up after - and it's tasty too! Some people call for a thin slice of cheese over the egg after turning, but that should be finished under a broiler - and the egg will be overcooked. Some people call the One Eye "Toad in a Hole" - but we know what a real Toad in the Hole is and can't condone that practice.







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Per Serving
Egg, L or XL
Bread Slice
Butter
Salt
Pepper
Method #1   - properly cooked eggs - See Note-1.
  1. Melt some Butter in your skillet. How much depends on your preferred flavor / calorie ratio - it will nearly all be absorbed by the bread.
  2. Break the EGG into a small shallow bowl and make sure the yolk is not broken.
  3. Cut a hole in the center of a slice of Bread. I use a 2-7/8 inch diameter tumbler as a cutter to do this. Eat the bread disk.
  4. Bring your skillet up to medium and put in the Bread. Fry the bread gently until browned as you like it.
  5. Flip the bread over, drop a tiny piece of butter through the hole and carefully dump in the Egg.
  6. Let it all fry on rather low heat until the egg white has set pretty much all he way through.
  7. Serve on a warm plate. Sprinkle on salt and pepper to taste. Dip pieces of the bread into the yolk which acts as sauce for both bread and egg.
Method #2   - overcooked eggs.
  1. Melt some Butter in your skillet. How much depends on your preferred flavor / calorie ratio - it will nearly all be absorbed by the bread.
  2. Break the EGG into a small shallow bowl being careful not to break the yolk.
  3. Cut a hole in the center of a slice of Bread. I use a 2-7/8 inch diameter tumbler as a cutter to do this. Eat the bread disk.
  4. Bring your skillet up to medium and put in the Bread and dump the egg into the hole. Fry the bread gently until browned as you like it and the egg white is cooked most of the way through.
  5. Turn the Bread over without breaking the yolk. This is actually a lot easier than you might at first think. There's no free oil in the pan, so just pick up the bread with a wide thin turner, tilt the pan vertical, turn the bread into it and set back down on the burner.
  6. Fry on the second side just long enough to set the yolk the way you like. The bread will not be much browned on the bottom side but that's not a problem.
  7. Use the turner to lift the bread out onto a warm plate, then wipe out the skillet with a paper towel and do the next one.
  8. Serve warm. Sprinkle on salt and pepper to taste.
NOTES:
  1. Egg Safety:   It is worth reviewing the notes on Egg Safety.
  2. U.S. measure: t=teaspoon, T=Tablespoon, c=cup, qt=quart, oz=ounce, #=pound, cl=clove in=inch, ar=as required tt=to taste
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