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hen in a nest

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

This is a simple way to get your toast and eggs together in one pan. My son has been crazy for this for years and will beg me to make them for him.

(1 rating)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For hen in a nest

  • 2 slice
    bread, your favorite kind
  • 2 lg
  • butter
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make hen in a nest

  • 1
    You will either need a drinking glass or cookie/biscuit cutter. Cut a whole in the center of the bread
  • 2
    In frying pan set to medium heat, melt a slab of butter Butter both sides of the bread and place in the pan to brown the first side.
  • 3
    When bread is lightly toasted brown on the bottom, crack your egg into the hole. Note: if the pan seems dry of butter you may want to add a little inside the round opening before adding the egg.
  • 4
    Allow egg to cook whites solid on the one side before you flip the hen and nest brown opposite side of bread. Serve immediately!