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Elegant Coddled Eggs

Elegant Coddled Eggs

Course Breakfast
Cuisine British
Keyword coddled eggs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 2
Author Recipe Idea Shop / Don Crawford


  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons Pecorino Romano Cheese shredded
  • 1 strip of bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons onions chopped and sautéed in 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Herbes de Provence


  1. Butter the inside of 2 egg coddlers.
  2. Break 2 eggs into each coddler.
  3. Top with crumbled bacon, sautéed onions, Herbes de Provence and cheese.
  4. Screw the tops on the coddlers
  5. Put the coddlers in a pot that is big enough to allow them to sit side-by-side without touching each other.
  6. Add water to the pot to reach halfway up the sides, and bring the water to a boil.
  7. When the water boils, reduce the heat and simmer for 6-1/2 to 7 minutes.
  8. Remove the coddlers from the pot and let them rest for about a minute. Remove the coddler tops and serve.