Egg McMuffin

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"Developed to have a breakfast sandwich that emulated an "eggs Benedict" the McMuffin has become the standard breakfast sandwich These are so quick n' easy to make with minimum clean up and you don't need to buy a special appliance."

Original recipe yields 1 serving


  • Serving Size: 1 (145 g)
  • Calories 345.3
  • Total Fat - 17.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 241.5 mg
  • Sodium - 821 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 27.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.6 g
  • Sugars - 1.5 g
  • Protein - 20.1 g
  • Calcium - 343.1 mg
  • Iron - 2.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

You will need an Egg Ring, or a tuna can with the top and bottom off.

Step 2

Pre-heat an electric griddle to 275 degrees or stove to medium

Step 3

Toast your english muffin by laying both sides face down on the griddle and applying pressure with spatula. This takes 1 to 1½ minutes.

Step 4

(they should be medium brown) Set aside.

Step 5

Lay your egg ring/can on the pre-heated grill.

Step 6

Spray with Pam to prevent sticking.

Step 7

Crack the egg and pour into ring on the grill.

Step 8

Poke the yolk with a sharp instrument so it flows.

Step 9

Butter both toasted halves of the english muffin liberally with melted butter.

Step 10

Put a slice of American cheese on the bottom half.

Step 11

2 to 2½ minutes after you started cooking the egg, the whites should firm up, and the yolk should still be a bit"liquidy".

Step 12

Carefully remove the ring, leaving the egg on the griddle. You may have to"slice" around the edges if it sticks.

Step 13

Very carefully turn the egg over, and lay one slice of Canadian bacon on the griddle.

Step 14

Cook the egg 45-60 seconds after turning, after about 30-45 seconds,"flip" the Canadian bacon, and remove the egg, placing it on the bottom half (cheesed half) of the English muffin.

Step 15

20-30 seconds after flipping the Canadian bacon, remove.

Step 16

Place the Canadian bacon on top of the cooked egg, and cover with the top of the toasted English muffin.

Tips & Variations

  • An Egg Ring, or a tuna can with the top and bottom off.