Eggs that have been baked in a flat-bottomed dish
Shirred eggs (also known as baked eggs, or in French: œufs en cocotte) are eggs cooked in a manner which results in a firm white but soft or runny yolk. The name comes from the dish in which the eggs are cooked.
|Alternative names||Baked eggs|
|Variations||Eggs en cocotte|
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