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How to make perfect, juicy scrambled eggs the first time

How to make perfect, juicy scrambled eggs the first time

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  • 5 free-range eggs
  • 1 heaped tablespoon extra virgin olive oil or butter
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper (to each household’s taste)
  • Optional: Chopped chives or a little fresh parsley

How to make perfect and juicy scrambled eggs. Recipe for newbies in the kitchen.

Do you want a scrambled eggs recipe that always turns out well? Whenever we talk about making a French omelet , cooking eggs just right or making poached eggs at home, they tell me, do it, it’s very easy.

Well, it is easy, but you have to apply technique like in everything, otherwise everything ends up in the trash. The first step would be to practice, because like everything in life, when you do things several times you apply trial and error and in the end it turns out well.

But for those who are new to cooking and are learning about cooking, it is best to give a series of tips so that at least on the first or second attempt you have a good result.

This is what I’m going to do today with the scrambled eggs, something very simple but that requires four little things so that they come out like the ones your mother has been making all her life… and this, on the first try.

And let me tell you that at home we love scrambled eggs , my 3-year-old son already makes them quite well. They are perfect for lunch, breakfast, snack or dinner and of course, as a base for some recipe that I have on the blog, look at this smoked salmon toast , a real triumph.

Well, we’re starting with a few tips , so take note before we start with our fluffy scrambled eggs, like a cloud.

Before starting. Aim

  1. Scrambled eggs do not contain cream, cream, or milk. Avoid making them look like egg drop soup with a dairy flavor.
  2. Don’t beat the eggs too much. Beat these just enough so that the white and yolk are mixed well, with a fork instead of the whisk so as not to over-aerate the mixture.
  3. The secret to preparing rich and delicious scrambled eggs to perfection is in the way they are mixed and stirred, all you need is a low heat and a little patience to achieve a good result. If you are in a hurry and cook them on too high a heat or for too long, they will be dry and boring.
  4. And lastly, they should be seasoned once they are made, like with fried eggs.

Preparation of scrambled eggs

  1. In a frying pan where the ingredients do not stick (the best is the one you have for the omelet, for some crepes or for the French omelet) we are going to prepare some simple and quick scrambled eggs.
  2. On the topic of eggs, two options. They can be made directly, but if we separate the white from the yolk, we will give it the perfect point since the yolk does not have to be cooked too much so that it comes out with an airy and moist texture. But in my case, we usually do it together, as I said without beating much, just beat until mixed but without foaming the egg.
  3. It is important that the pan is over medium heat so that it cooks perfectly. At very low heat they will take a long time to set and at high heat they run the risk of staying dry.
  4. Pour the eggs into the hot pan and stir constantly with a wooden spoon. We must constantly separate what sticks to the walls and bottom of the pan. When the eggs are still moist, but not completely liquid, we put them together in the center.
  5. We are going to pass through the eggs from the edges towards the center, leaving a few seconds between passes to give them time to set.
  6. We turn off the heat and we will see the egg that is still cooked because the pan is still hot, we remove it to a plate. Season with salt and pepper and add a little finely chopped chives (optional).

Tips for delicious scrambled eggs

  • The better the raw material, the better the final result. If we start with some eggs, quality oil and our advice, I assure you that they will turn out delicious. Here you have the base to make them well, then each one will give it their special touch by completing the dish with other ingredients and seasonings to their liking.
  • They can be made with butter or lard, it adds more flavor to your scrambled eggs but they are less healthy. At home we have become accustomed to making them with extra virgin olive oil, they are delicious and taste delicious. And of course they are healthier.
  • I have seen adding a splash of milk in some restaurants when I have gone on vacation, but I don’t like it, I don’t think it adds anything, on the contrary, they are too creamy with a dairy flavor that masks the flavor of the egg. At least I don’t like it, I’ll leave it to your taste.

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