Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs

A breakfast classic on toast

Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs

Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs

Serves Serves 2
Time Cooks In10 minutes
DifficultySuper easy
Nutrition per serving Plus
  • Calories 547 27%
  • Fat 38g 54%
  • Saturates 14.1g 71%
  • Sugars 1.1g 1%
  • Salt 3.22g 54%
  • Protein 33.7g 67%
  • Carbs 19.8g 8%
  • Fibre 0.6g -
Of an adult's reference intake
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  • 2 slices sourdough or crusty white bread
  • 30 g butter , plus a little extra for spreading
  • 6 large free-range eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 slices smoked salmon , from sustainable sources, ask your fishmonger
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  1. Put the bread on to toast.
  2. Melt the butter in a small saucepan over a moderate heat until it’s foaming.
  3. Whisk the eggs in a bowl and add to the saucepan. Stir the eggs continuously with something flexible like a spatula to get right into the corners, and cook until little pieces of cooked egg are surrounded by soft, smooth and still quite runny egg. The egg will continue to cook even when the heat is turned off, so undercook them slightly and leave them in the pan while you butter your toast.
  4. Season the eggs with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste and pour over the toast.
  5. Quarter the lemon, then drape the salmon over the eggs and serve it with the lemon wedges. Add plenty of black pepper and serve immediately.