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Author Notes: Eggs Newberg were a popular breakfast dish at Hearst Castle back when Clark Gable and Gary Cooper were regular guests —[email protected]
- 4 poached eggs
- 4 slices of toast
- 1 recipe Shrimp Newberg Sauce
Shrimp Newberg Sauce
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 1/2 teaspoons flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- pinches cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon sherry or madeira
- dashes nutmeg
- 1/2 cup cream
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 cups cooked, shelled shrimp
- 2 egg yolks, beaten
- parsley, broccoli, asparagus or slices of pimento
- Melt the butter in the top of a double boiler (or in a heavy pan using low heat) and add the flour, salt and cayenne and mix well. Add the cream and milk gradually, stirring. Cook and stir until thickened. Add shrimp. .
- Just before serving, add the egg yolks and flavorings. Do not allow to boil.
- After you have made the sauce, poach your eggs and make your toast. Pour the sauce over your eggs and serve with parsley and/or a vegetable like broccoli, asparagus or slices of pimento