Is it better to fry an egg in butter or oil?
The oil can be heated to a higher temperature and that allows you to get the pan nice and hot to create that little crispy edge to the egg. The butter gives the eggs a creamy finish.
What are the different ways to fry an egg?
There a four basic styles of fried eggs—sunny side up, over easy, over medium and over well—indicating the level of doneness.
- Sunny side up: The egg is fried with the yolk up and is not flipped.
- Over easy: The egg is flipped and the yolk is still runny.
What can you cook with eggs besides butter?
Sunflower or olive oil work just fine. You don’t need very high heat to fry an egg. Bacon fat is amazing, and accessible, but Duck Fat is better.
Can you fry an egg without oil?
To fry an egg without oil or butter you need a good quality non-stick pan, which can be made of Teflon or ceramic. This will allow you to cook without needing to use any extra fat or oil without the egg sticking to the pan.
Is it bad to fry eggs with olive oil?
Cooking eggs with olive oil is considered a healthy alternative to butter. Olive oil contains monounsaturated fat that may help lower total cholesterol, benefit insulin levels, normalize blood clotting and lower your risk of heart disease.
Why should you fry your eggs in bacon grease?
Frying your eggs in bacon grease will not only save you time standing over the sink, it will also take your typical, rather boring sunny-side up egg and turn it into a savory masterpiece. Those charred, salty bits sprinkled on top of your egg really adds a dimension of flavor that you won’t be disappointed with.
What are the 100 ways to cook an egg?
Boiled, scrambled (soft or hard), poached, baked, basted, fried, shirred, coddled, pickled (as in quail eggs) and used to make omelets, quiche, frittatas, and soufflés.