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Perfect Poached Eggs with Potato Bread Soldiers

Difficulty medium
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Main Ingredients
  • Northern Irish Eggs
  • 1kg potatoes
  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 4 good pinches of salt
  • Some cooking oil

Main Instructions
  1. Eggs:
  2. Bring a pot of water to the boil, adding a little salt and vinegar – this keeps the eggs together while cooking
  3. Always stir the water before adding the eggs (only cook one at a time!)
  4. Add the egg and turn down the heat until the water is just gently simmering
  5. Cook in the water for 3 minutes for medium firmness, 2 minutes if you like them runny, and 4 minutes if you like a firmer yolk
  6. Remove and serve with the soldiers
  7. Soldiers:
  8. Wash peel and boil potatoes until soft. Drain and then mash until smooth the sieve in the flour and salt and beat well
  9. Work the mixture lightly with you hand to make a pliable dough, adding a little more flour if it is needed
  10. Roll out the dough until about 10mm thick and cut out square shapes
  11. Cook you potato bread on a lightly oiled pan until golden brown
  12. Butter and enjoy with your poached eggs – or any eggs for that matter!
2nd Instructions
  1. Wash peel and boil potatoes until soft. Drain and then mash until smooth the sieve in the flour and salt and beat well
  2. Work the mixture lightly with you hand to make a pliable dough, adding a little more flour if it is needed
  3. Roll out the dough until about 10mm thick and cut out square shapes
  4. Cook you potato bread on a lightly oiled pan until golden brown
  5. Butter and enjoy with your poached eggs – or any eggs for that matter
Allergy Advice
This recipe may include:
  • Eggs
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