Eggs In Aspic Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6


 Plain gelatin2 Tablespoon
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Beef bouillon cubes4
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Grated onion1 Tablespoon
 Grated carrot1 Tablespoon
 Minced celery1 Tablespoon
 Minced parsley1 Tablespoon
 Celery salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 White wine1 Tablespoon
 Soft cooked egg6 , peeled


1. Soften gelatin by dissolving in ½ cup cold water.
2. Line a colander with a cheese cloth.
3. Chill 6 jelly mould.

4. Use a heavy bottom sauce pan.
5. Boil 1 quarter water in the pan.
6. Add small amount of the water to bouillon cubes to dissolve. Add bouillon to the water in the sauce pan.
7. Add vegetables and seasonings to the sauce pan and simmer on a low flame for 20 minutes till vegetables are cooked.
8. Add softened gelatin to the stock. Stir to dissolve.
9. Strain the broth through the prepared colander into a large bowl. The strained broth should be clear.
10. Add wine to the clear broth.
11. Chill the broth till fairly thick but not set.

12. Place an egg in each of the 6 chilled moulds. You may also use I large mold in which the eggs are placed evenly around the mold.
13. Pour the aspic into the molds.
14. Refrigerate the molds till the aspic is set.

15. To unmold the aspic, dip the mold in a bath of warm water for 2-3 seconds.
16. Invert the mold onto serving plate and tap lightly.
17. Serve the aspic chilled as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to fish or meat.