Meaning of oeufs sur le plat in English:

oeufs sur le plat

(also oeufs sur la plat)

Pronunciation /ˌəːf səː lə ˈplɑː/


  • Eggs baked in the oven, or poached, fried, etc., on the hob, in a covered dish, and served in the dish in which they are cooked; (also more generally) a plate of fried eggs.


Late 19th century. From French oeufs sur le plat, plural of oeuf sur le plat from oeuf egg + sur on + le the + plat.