Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli

Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

My husband and I have been on a healthier eating for the past couple of months.  The main things we’ve done is to reduce how much we eat out, eliminate sandwiches and pizza for dinner (but not from lunch) and watch portion control. This, combined with quite a bit of cardio, has helped us lose much needed lbs.

I think the main thing that has kept us on track this time is not to eliminate some of our favorite things, like thick cut crispy bacon. So long as treats like this are just a once a week goodie, they haven’t been interfering with our weight loss.

So for Sunday brunch this past weekend, I made these fried egg BLTS. This sandwich was mine, I love a runny egg. The one I made for my husband was a fried egg over hard. He loathes runny eggs, especially when it’s on a sandwich and the egg yolk might run down his arm. He’s such a neat eater.

Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

For the bacon, I used a thick cut bacon, cooked crisp. I also love to use black pepper bacon on BLT’s. It adds so much flavor. But for this sandwich, I wanted the spicy kick to come from the mayo, so I added a Sriracha Aioli.

The Sriracha Aioli is a simple mixture of mayo, garlic, dijon, lemon and sriracha. It adds a wonderfully fresh and spicy kick to this sandwich.

For the bread, I used  a hearty whole wheat bread, but I think a seedy white bread or might have been better.  Serve this  for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. It pairs amazingly well with light salads, soups or fruit salads.

Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

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Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli by EclecticRecipes.com #recipe

Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli

Ingredients:

For the BLT:
sliced bread
bacon, cooked crisp
lettuce
sliced tomato
fried egg

For the Sriracha Aioli:
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, grated
3 tablespoons Sriracha sauce

Directions:

Combine all ingredients for the sriracha aioli. Mix well and set aside.

Cook bacon, toast bread and prepare lettuce and tomato. Fry egg to preferred doneness using bacon drippings. Assemble sandwich and enjoy!

 

This post is sponsored by Safest Choice Eggs. I am an ambassador for Safest Choice Eggs and part of the Darling Dozen. I was compensated for my time. Opinions are 100% my own.

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12 Responses to “Fried Egg BLT with Sriracha Aioli”

  1. 1
    Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) — May 8, 2014 @ 9:59 am

    I really think you know the way to my heart. BLTs are my absolute favorite but with a fried egg?! And sriracha aoili? I’m coming over for dinner.

  2. 2

    That egg!! Want to come make this for me for lunch today? Looks scrumptious!

  3. 3
    Brenda@SugarFreeMom — May 8, 2014 @ 12:18 pm

    Oh my goodness the sound of this sandwich is making me drool! My hubby would love this too!

  4. 4

    My husband and I have been eating healthier lately too – mostly because we are going away in a couple of weeks. This is a great meal idea for us!

  5. 5
    Brian "B" — May 8, 2014 @ 3:29 pm

    This looks pretty delicious and is a great idea.

    If you’re trying to do health though, you should avoid all the sugar and preservatives used in the standard sriracha brand.

    At the risk of sounding like a shill, you would probably like our A&B American Style With Garlic Pepper Sauce. It has no added sugar or artificial preservatives and is even more super delicious as a result.

    It’ll be available in a Sur La Table store near you very soon (and is always available at our website).

  6. 6
    Claire Gallam — May 8, 2014 @ 5:19 pm

    Hello, most gorgeous sandwich ever. It’s so nice to meet you.

  7. 7

    Heaven on two slices of bread… I love your addition of Sriracha- I’m obsessed right now!

  8. 8

    I eat these type of sandwiches for lunch all the time but never with aioli! I have been missing out!

  9. 9

    YUM!!! I have been making sandwiches for dinner lately with various work projects – but this would be perfect for a weekend brunch. A BLT with a Runny Egg AND Sriracha Aioli – yes please!

  10. 10

    Now that’s one beautiful sandwich! I might have to make that for lunch tomorrow!

  11. 11
    Joshua Hampton — May 10, 2014 @ 6:49 am

    I love this sandwich. It looks amazing. My wife and I have been eating healthier too, and I know she won’t say “no” to a sandwich like this.

  12. 12
    Tasha @ ThatsSoYummy — May 15, 2014 @ 12:05 pm

    This is so my kind of BLT!!!!! That fried egg added is what I’m talking about!

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