The Chew: How’d They Make That?
Who has not enjoyed an Egg McMuffin at some point in life? Michael Symon updated this classic takeout meal with some hash brown patties for his How’d They Make That? segment. Check out his Egg Sandwich with Hash Browns recipe here.
Baking the potatoes helps to remove some of the moisture from the potatoes, making for a crispy hash brown in the end. You could even make this meal fancy by using your favorite premium ingredients. Or you can do it on the cheap for just 91 cents per serving.
The Chew: Michael Symon Egg Sandwich with Hash Browns Recipe Ingredients
- 4 Eggs
- sliced Ham or Canadian Bacon
- 4 split English Muffins
- Hot Sauce
- Nonstick Cooking Spray
- Vegetable Oil
- 4 slices American Cheese (or Cheddar)
- Salt & Pepper
Hash Browns Ingredients
- 4 scrubbed Russet Potatoes
- 1 beaten Egg
- 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
- 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
- 2 tbsp Flour
- Salt & Pepper
Michael Symon: The Chew Egg Sandwich with Hash Browns Recipe Directions
- Preheat the oven to 350 F. Preheat a griddle on medium high.
- Spray four ramekins with cooking spray and put them on a baking sheet.
- Crack an egg into each and pierce the yolks repeatedly with a fork.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes for a well done egg.
- Toast English muffins to golden brown.
- Place a cheese slice on the top half of each muffin. Reserve.
- Drizzle oil on the griddle to fry your ham or Canadian bacon until crispy.
- Remove eggs from the ramekins and place them on the bottom halves of the muffins.
- Top with ham or Canadian bacon, hot sauce, and the cheesy top half of the muffin.
Hash Browns Directions
- Preheat the oven to 350 F.
- Prick potatoes on all sides with a fork.
- Rub potatoes with vegetable oil and season with salt.
- Bake on a wire rack over a baking sheet for 45 minutes.
- Let cool until no longer steaming.
- Refrigerate for one hour, until fully cooled.
- Shred them lengthwise with a box grater, for longer strands.
- Transfer potato shreds to a bowl and mix with paprika, egg, salt and pepper.
- Mix with a fork to combine, but do not over mix them.
- Carefully mix in flour.
- Shape into 1/2” thick patties.
- Heat vegetable oil on medium in a saute pan.
- Add hash brown patties in a single layer, leaving some space.
- Pan fry for one minute per side, until golden brown.
- Season with salt and serve immediately.