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Egg Mayo in the Shell Recipe

Egg Mayo in the Shell

Rating 4-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
An Ideal Recipe for Entertaining
Graham

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Egg Mayo in the Shell is great for barbeques, snacks, or as a starter when you are entertaining. Presented as it is, it is irresistible to kids and adults alike.

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 8 Minutes

Ingredients for Egg Mayo in the Shell

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to serve 4:
4
eggs
2 tablespoons
mayonnaise
 
salt & pepper
1
spring onion (a.k.a. scallions or salad onions)
2 teaspoons
lumpfish roe (or caviar!)
1 sprig
dill
4 slices
bread

 

How to Cook Egg Mayo in the Shell

  1. Place the eggs in a pan and cover completely with cold water. Heat over a high heat until boiling then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Cool in cold water then, with a sharp knife, slice off the top of the egg, being careful not to break the remaining shell. Scoop out the egg into a bowl, mash with a fork season to taste and mix with the mayonnaise. Slice or chop the spring onion into the finest slices or smallest pieces possible. For each egg, add ½ teaspoon of chopped onion to the bowl and mix well.
  3. Fill the empty shells with the egg mixture and top with ½ teaspoon of lumpfish roe and a tiny sprig of dill. Toast the bread slices then use an upturned glass or cup to cut them into round shapes. Using a pastry cutter, make a smaller hole in the centre for the egg to sit in.

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
Don't have a pastry cutter for that small hole in the toast? Hey, what do you think kitchen scissors are for???
 
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Reviews of Egg Mayo in the Shell

Rating 4 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again June 03 2014
I love the idea of serving egg mayo in the shell, and the addition of some fish eggs on top gives it a nice twist too. It looked great when I included it in a salad when we had guests.
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