How to Cook Chicken in a Basket

Also known as "Egg in a Basket", this is an egg fried in a hole of a slice of bread. A waffle or bagel can also be substituted for the slice of bread.

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Heat pan to Med heat.  Cut a circle out of the bread slice with a circle cutter.  Here I've used a 2.5 in. cookie/biscuit cutter.

Heat pan to Med heat. Cut a circle out of the bread slice with a circle cutter. Here I've used a 2.5 in. cookie/biscuit cutter.

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Spray frying pan with cooking spray.  Put the cut slice of bread in the hot pan.  Gently add egg into the center reservoir.  (Omit yolk for a healthy choice.)  Egg should sizzle gently as it cooks.

Spray frying pan with cooking spray. Put the cut slice of bread in the hot pan. Gently add egg into the center reservoir. (Omit yolk for a healthy choice.) Egg should sizzle gently as it cooks.

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Add salt & pepper to taste.  For eggs "over easy", cook until the egg white is half-opaque; about 30 seconds.  Lightly spray with more cooking spray & flip to cook other side for 30 seconds more.

Add salt & pepper to taste. For eggs "over easy", cook until the egg white is half-opaque; about 30 seconds. Lightly spray with more cooking spray & flip to cook other side for 30 seconds more.

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Remove from heat and add your favorite toppings.  I love mine with a lot of cheese and fresh tomatoes.

Remove from heat and add your favorite toppings. I love mine with a lot of cheese and fresh tomatoes.

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Have fun with it!  👍🍳🐔 My kids like the egg scrambled.  The possibilities are endless if you have a collection of cookie cutters like mine.  Enjoy!!

Have fun with it! 👍🍳🐔 My kids like the egg scrambled. The possibilities are endless if you have a collection of cookie cutters like mine. Enjoy!!

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