But if you want to get a really great treat without a burnt crust, then you need to remember some subtleties, apply in the cooking process. One of them is adding water.
How to fry eggs correctly?
First, wash the eggs and leave them on the counter for a few minutes until they reach room temperature.
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As soon as the pan with oil is heated, you can put the eggs.
But if you want to make the dish more appetizing, first you need to beat the main product not in the pan, but in a bowl.
As soon as the egg mixture is in the pan, the heat must be reduced, otherwise the dish will burn.
You should also add a few tablespoons of cold or hot water to prevent burning and a dry crust.
Other subtleties of frying eggs
Use good olive oil. It is necessary to heat two teaspoons of oil in a pan, pour in the eggs and cover with a lid – this ensures quick cooking of the egg white.
The first rule of making famous Italian chef Mario Batali’s perfect scrambled eggs is to leave them undisturbed for the first 30 seconds. Then add salt, turn the scrambled eggs with a silicone spatula and cook for about 30 seconds. The famous chef and restaurateur believes that this way you can fully cook the egg white, leaving the yolk a little runny.
British chef and TV presenter Jamie Oliver advises to crack eggs into a cold pan with oil and fry them over low heat with a lid on. This will give them a soft, silky texture. It is true that cooking will take much longer than usual.
Writer, blogger and Food Network cooking star Ree Drummond believes that to get the perfect scrambled eggs, you don’t need to flip or cover them. Rhee recommends taking the oil you use to fry the eggs and pouring it over the egg whites so the egg cooks evenly. Before serving, remove excess oil with a paper napkin.
And if you want to cook scrambled eggs like the famous Spanish chef, owner of two Michelin stars and the title of “Man of the Year – 2009” according to GQ magazine José Andrés, you will need a lot of vegetable oil – four tablespoons. Jose Andres advises to heat the oil in a pan, tilt it, pour the egg into it, pour a spoonful of oil over the egg, carefully turn it over and place the finished dish on a paper towel. This scrambled egg will look like a poached egg.
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