Smoked Salmon & Caviar Benedict


3 Egg Yolks

2 Tb Hollandaise Reduction*

½ C Clarified Butter

Your selection of caviar

4 Whole Eggs

1 Tb White Distilled Vinegar

2 English Muffins

4 oz. Smoked Salmon

1 Lemon

1 oz. Fresh Spinach

  1. Heat the oven to 350F.
  2. Fill a large pot with water, bring to the simmer.  
  3. Fill a sauce pot halfway with water, heat over medium heat to a simmer.
  4. Melt the clarified butter in a small pot. Set aside.
  5. Place the egg yolks and hollandaise reduction in the metal bowl.  
  6. Place a metal bowl over the sauce pot with simmering water, whisking constantly.
  7. Take the bowl on and off the heat, whisking the whole time. Keep cooking the egg yolks in this manner until the yolks are thick and cooked.
  8. Remove the yolks from the heat.
  9. Using a ladle, slowly drizzle the clarified butter into the cooked yolks, whisking the entire time, until all of the butter is used. Season with lemon zest, lemon juice, and salt.
  10. Split the English muffins and place them on the baking sheet, bake in the oven for 6 minutes.
  11. Crack the eggs into a bowl. Add the white vinegar to the large pot of simmering water.
  12. Swirl the water and add all of the eggs, cook very gently for 3 minutes. Remove into a bowl with a little water.
  13. Take the hot English muffins out of the oven, place the salmon and spinach on top. Sprinkle with a little lemon juice.
  14. Place the poached eggs on top, coat with the hollandaise sauce and your choice of caviar.

Enjoy with an ice-cold mimosa!!


* Class kits include the Hollandaise Reduction. To make it on your own, combine these ingredients in a pot and heat to reduce by half.

1/2c White wine
1/2c champagne vinegar
1/2c water
1/2 tsp black peppercorn
1 small shallot, sliced