We have $162,320 to go in our Fall Campaign. Every penny is used to strengthen the Church. See details!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Eggs St. Charles


  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 8 trout filets, about 3 ounces each (tilapia, drum or redfish may be substituted)
  • 1//2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 1/4 cup clarified butter or vegetable oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 poached eggs
  • 2 cups hollandaise sauce
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 30 Minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

This recipe is a variation of Eggs Benedict and can be served as lunch or dinner for the feast of St. Charles Borromeo.


In a shallow bowl, beat the egg with the milk. Season the trout with salt and pepper, then dredge the fillets in flour. Dip the fish in the egg wash and coat with corn flour.

Heat the oil or butter in a large skillet, then fry the fish all over moderately high heat until crisp, about 4 to 5 minutes a side; blot on paper towels.

Divide the fried trout between four serving plates and top each fillet with a poached egg. Spoon hollandaise over the eggs and serve.

Recipe Source: Recipes from Various Websites
Fall Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

A secret plot to control the Synod? No; it's not secret at all. 11 hours ago
What about Catholic affirmation for those in false marriages? 12 hours ago
Free eBook: Pope Francis' Catechesis on the Family October 7
The headlines say Gov. Brown is Catholic. He says he's not sure what that means. October 7
Archbishop predicts Synod won't change Church teaching. Why am I not reassured? October 7

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
In Cuba, Pope emphasizes service to the vulnerable, praises thaw in US-Cuban relations CWN - September 21
Pope challenges America in speech to US Congress CWN - September 24
As Synod opens, Pope calls on Church to defend ‘unity and indissolubility’ of marriage bond CWN - October 5