Roast Chicken Breast & Eggs in Ramekins

Roast Chicken Breast & Eggs in Ramekins

Try sliced, smoked deli chicken slices to replace ham in this healthy, baked egg dish. They have great visual appeal and are a nutritious, high protein start to your day.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 8 slices chicken, deli roasted
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) onions, diced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chicken breasts, cooked
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) basil, fresh
  • or
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) basil, dried
  • 4 eggs, medium
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cherry tomatoes, cut in 8ths
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) cheddar cheese, shredded
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Oil or spray ramekins with vegetable oil cooking spray.

  2. Arrange two slices of smoked chicken over bottoms and up sides of each ramekin to cover.

  3. Heat oil over medium high heat in a small skillet. Dice onion and cooked chicken. Sauté until onions are soft – about 4 minutes. Add fresh chopped basil last minute of cooking and stir until just to wilted.

  4. Crack an egg into each ramekin. Divide the cooked onion and chicken mixture evenly among the dishes.

  5. Cut cherry tomatoes into 1/8ths and sprinkle over ramekins. Finish with a sprinkle of grated cheese.

  6. Place on baking tray and bake in preheated over 20-25 minutes or until eggs are set to your liking.

For a scrambled egg version, add a little milk to the eggs and beat.

Individual servings can be baked in small ramekins or oven-proof bowls that hold 8 fluid ounces (250 mL) and have a bit of head space as eggs puff up during baking.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 165 g serving Amount
  • Calories 230
  • Protein 28 g
  • Fat 13 g
  • Saturated Fat 5 g
  • Carbohydrate 3 g
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Cholesterol 255 mg
  • Sodium 170 mg
  • Per 165 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 8
  • Calcium 15
  • Iron 10
  • Vitamin A 4
  • Vitamin C 10
  • Vitamin B6 16
  • Vitamin B12 37
  • Folate 4
  • Magnesium 9
  • Zinc 14

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