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Pork Sausage Boxty with Poached Egg

RECIPE OVERVIEW

This quick meal idea is ideal for busy days. Perfect for a filling lunch or fancy breakfast.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 4 people

  • 200 g SuperValu Rooster Potatoes
    raw
  • 492 g Superquinn Award Winning Irish Sausages
From the Store Cupboard
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 4 - Fresh Egg
  • 50 ml Milk
  • 75 g Plain Flour
  • 1 knob SuperValu Butter
    melted
  • 1 tsp SuperValu Salt
  • 3 tbsp SuperValu Sunflower Oil
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar

Method

  1. Peel and grate the raw potatoes into a bowl.
  2. Turn out onto a cloth and wring over a glass bowl, simply pour off the liquid leaving the starch at the bottom of the bowl.
  3. Add the mashed potato and the raw potato in a bowl and add the leftover starch, then sieve in 2oz/50g of the flour with the salt and baking powder.
  4. Pour in the melted butter and milk, mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  5. Heat the frying pan and add 1 tbsp sunflower oil.
  6. Add the sausages, cooking for 2 minutes on each side, approximately 8 minutes in total, ensuring they are browned all over.
  7. Keep on a warmed plate until ready to serve.
  8. Knead the boxty, mix lightly on a floured surface (25g flour), then divide the mixture into four and form large, flat cakes.
  9. Drizzle 2 tbsps of sunflower oil onto a griddle or heavy based pan and cook for 10 minutes on each side over a moderate heat.

Poached Eggs

  1. To poach the eggs, bring a pan of water to the boil and add the vinegar.
  2. Stir the water for a few seconds and drop the egg into the centre of the pan.
  3. Poach the eggs to the required consistency and remove carefully from the water.
  4. To serve, place the boxty in the centre of the plate, add the sausages on top then place the poached egg on top and lightly season with salt and pepper.
      Cooking times for poached eggs – very soft 2 minutes, medium 3 minutes, hard 5 minutes.

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