Not your Moms Egg Benedict on the grill

July 6, 2018

 

Grilled Cornmeal English muffins topped with Candied Bacon, a Fried egg, smoked Blueberry Bourbon compote and finished with roasted sweet Corn.

 

 

 

For Grilled Kodiak Cake Cornmeal English Muffins

 

 

RECIPE

1C Kodiak Cakes Cornbread Mix

1C Kodiak Cakes All Purpose Mix

1/2C Powdered Milk

1T Granulated Sugar + pinch

1 packet dry Yeast

1/3C Warm Water

1C Hot Water

1T Shortening

1/2t Salt

2T Smoked Simple Syrup

Non stick Spray

 

PROCESS

Preheat Grill to (325F) with griddle inside.

Combine the Hot water, Powdered Milk, 1 T Sugar, Salt, and Shortening. Whisk until combined, and let cool.

In a small bowl combine the warm water, pinch of sugar, and yeast. Allow yeast to bloom about 3-4 minutes then add it to the Powdered Milk mix.

Add the Cornbread mix and the AP Mix and stir until combined and lumps are gone. Cover and let rest 30 minutes.

Place Ring molds on the griddle and Spray well with Nonstick Spray.

Very gently stir the dough once, then add a scoop to each ring mold. Molds should be about 1/3 full.

Spray a cookie sheet with non stick spray and place over the tops of the ring molds. Let cook 3-4 minutes and flip muffins keeping them in their molds.

Use a pastry brush to brush a layer of simple syrup over each muffin. Flip muffins again to brush Simple syrup over the other side and return to the griddle. Cook, uncovered, for an additional 2-3 minutes. ( both sides should have a caramelized layer of simple syrup and be a shiny caramel color.)

Remove from molds and top with 2 pieces of Bacon, fried egg, A spoonful of blueberry compote, and a sprinkle of roasted corn.

 

 

 

For Fried Eggs on the grill

 

RECIPE

4-6 Eggs

Non Stick Spray

S&P to taste

 

PROCESS

Preheat grill to (350F) with Griddle inside.

Once hot, place ring molds on grill and cover base and sides in nonstick Spray.

Crack one egg per ring mold and sprinkle with S&P.

Cook for 10-15 minutes until just set (yolk should still be dark and runny when cut into)

Carefully remove the eggs from the molds and serve.

 

 

For Candied Bacon

 

RECIPE

1Lb Bacon ( not too fatty)

2T Dark Maple syrup

2T+ Brown Sugar

 

PROCESS

Cut all the bacon slices in half so you have twice as many shorter pieces.

Combine with the Sugar and Syrup until all the bacon is well coated.

Place Bacon directly on Grill (preheated to 350) for about 15 minutes or until cooked through. Let rest 5 minutes on wire rack before serving.

 

For Blueberry Bourbon Compote

 

RECIPE:

2C Fresh Blueberries

3T Sugar

1-2t Fresh Lemon zest

1T Smoked Simple syrup

1T Water (more if needed)

2T Bourbon

 

PROCESS:

Set smoker to (350F) with small cast iron pan inside.

Combine Berries, Water, Sugar, and Smoked Simple Syrup.

Pour into the hot cast iron pan, close the lid, and cook for about 20 minutes, stirring 2-3x.

Add Bourbon, Lemon zest and more water if it’s getting too thick, and cook an additional 5-10 minutes.

 

For Roasted Corn

 

Recipe

2 Ears Fresh sweet Corn

1T oil

S&P to taste

 

Preheat smoker to (350F)

Brush corn in oil and sprinkle in salt and pepper. Place directly on the grill until golden and you can see grill marks throughout.

Remove from grill, let cool slightly, and cut kernels away.

Sprinkle them over the eggs Benedict.

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