Poached Eggs In A Potato Nest

5 large eggs - broken into bowl
1 oz. lemon juice or white vinegar
1 tsp. salt
2 qt. water
2 Idaho potatoes - peeled

Using a mandoline and the zig-zag attachment, slice thin "gaufrettes"
Fry slices immediately in 325 degrees oil for 10 sec. to blanch
Placed blanched potato "gaufrettes" on a pan
Lay slices in a 5" circle over lapping
Lay between silpat baking sheets and pound slightly with back of pan
Place potato circles in a nest fryer basket and fry at 325 degrees until golden brown

Boil water in pan
Add lemon and salt to boiling water
Slide eggs from bowl to pan
Cook for 3 minutes
Remove with slotted spoon and serve
Place 1 poached egg in each nest
Serve alone or over sautéed spinach and with choice of side

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 5

Other recipes by L'Auberge Provencale:
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Orange Blossom Waffles
Rose Petal Ice Cream
Summer Corn Bisque With Lobster
Winter Squash Soup
Lobster Fricasse
Roasted Leg Of Lamb

Recipe Provided By:
L'Auberge Provencale
Boyce, VA

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