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Steak Eggs and Chips

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4 Servings


Ingredients: (for one)

For the chips: 

vegetable oil, for deep-frying

1 potato, peeled and cut into thick chips

For the steak and egg: 

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 steak

1 free-range egg

Wilted Baby Spinach (to keep the wife happy)


(If you don’t have a deep fry here is the next best way to cook your chips)

Heat a heavy bottomed saucepan, one-third full of vegetable oil, until a breadcrumb sizzles in it. (CAUTION: hot oil can be dangerous! Do not leave unattended.)

Add the potato chips and deep-fry for 8-10 minutes, until crisp and golden. Carefully remove using a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen towels.

Heat the oil in a non stick-frying pan (or on the BBQ). Add the steak and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, for medium, or longer, according to personal taste. Remove the steak from the pan and allow to rest for a few minutes.

Using the same pan (or the BBQ) that the steak was cooked in, crack the egg in and fry for 2 minutes, until the yolk is set.

To serve, pile the chips up onto a serving plate and serve the steak and fried egg alongside. If you need some green on the plate (as mentioned above) place the wilted spinach alongside.

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