Asparagus with pancetta and poached egg

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By: Arthur Potts Dawson From: Market Kitchen

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.52 / 5 (21 votes)

Prep time:
2 min
Cook time:
5 min

Arthur Potts Dawson makes a deceptively simple but delicious dish with new season asparagus


1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the asparagus, return to the boil and cook for 2-3 minutes.

2. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan. Add pancetta and fry until crispy.

3. Meanwhile bring another pan of water up to simmering point add the vinegar and carefully break in the eggs and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove and keep warm.

4. Divide the asparagus onto each plate and top with the pancetta. Break the poached egg over the top, finish with a little olive oil.

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Tried it, loved it, many thanks

GeoffP98098 GeoffP98098  Posted 24 Nov 2008 5:50 PM