Gammon Osso Buco With Fried Duck Egg And Pickled Onion Rings

cooking time
35 minutes

cooking skill
Cook like a pro

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 4 Gammon leg steaks, with the bone in
  • Pickled onion rings

  • 2 Pickled onions, large
  • 200g (7oz) Plain flour
  • 200ml (7fl oz) Milk
  • Salt
  • To serve

  • 4 Duck eggs
  • 1 Knob butter
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Watercress

Method

1

Begin by making the pickled onion rings. Cut the onions into thin slices and discard the centres.

2

Pass the outer shells of the onion through milk, then flour.

3

Dust off any excess flour and repeat the process.

4

Deep fry until they turn golden and crispy.

5

Remove from the fryer and leave to rest on kitchen paper.

6

Sprinkle with a little salt.

7

Lightly oil a baking tray and lay the gammon steaks flat on top. Grill for 4-5 minutes on both sides until the fat is nice and golden and crispy.

8

Fry the eggs in a little rapeseed oil and a knob of butter.

9

To serve, place each piece of gammon on separate plates with a fried egg on the side.

10

Garnish with the deep fried pickled onion rings and a sprig of watercress.

Serving Suggestions

You can also serve it with James Mackenzie’s homemade gooseberry ketchup.

Additional Information

Note: Gammon steak will work just as well as leg steaks.

Recipe courtesy of James Mackenzie.