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How to Fry Eggs and Make Scrambled Eggs in Olive Oil


  • Author: Lindsay Cotter
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 -3 servings 1x

Description

Learn how to fry eggs and make perfect scrambled eggs by cooking them in extra virgin olive oil. Perfectly cooked eggs with heart healthy benefits!


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Ingredients

For Fried Eggs

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 25 large eggs
  • Fine grain kosher or sea salt

Olive Oil Scrambled Eggs

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp fine grain kosher or sea salt

Instructions

Olive Oil Fried Eggs

  1. Place large skillet over medium heat. After 1-2 minutes, add olive oil and continue heating until oil begins to slightly smoke.
  2. Meanwhile, crack an egg into a small bowl. When oil begins to smoke, slip egg into pan from the side; cover pan to prevent oil from splattering.
  3. Cook for 30-60 seconds then use a slotted spoon to remove egg onto a plate a or serving dish rest. Season to taste.

Olive Oil Scrambled Eggs 

  1. Place skillet over medium heat. After 1-2 minutes, add olive oil and continue heating until oil begins to smoke.
  2. Meanwhile, use a fork to scramble eggs in small bowl with salt.
  3. Pour eggs into the pan with oil.
  4. Using a non-stick spatula, push the eggs from the middle to the sides of the pan then back again. Cook for a total of 1 to 2 minutes, depending on a how soft you like your scrambled eggs. Remove pan from heat and place scrambled eggs on a warm plate or bowl.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: how to fry eggs, fried eggs, scrambled eggs, cooking with olive oil

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