I. Love. Eggs. Scrambled, sunny-side up, fried, hard-boiled, poached… the list goes on and on. It’s amazing all the ways you can serve eggs. I could probably have an egg dish of some sort every single day and still not get tired of them. But that’s beside the point.
Perhaps one of the easiest ways to enjoy eggs is to scramble them. Just because something is easy, however, doesn’t mean there aren’t a dozen ways to do it wrong. Scrambled eggs have the potential to be light, fluffy, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. They can also turn out rubbery and burnt if you’re not careful. Let’s take a look at a few tips for getting perfectly fluffy scrambled eggs every time!
First, make sure to always crack your eggs in a bowl, not directly into the pan. The easiest way to get fluffy eggs is to incorporate lots of air, which means whisk, whisk, whisk! I always use a bigger bowl than I think I’ll need to give the eggs as much room as possible.
Another golden rule for fluffy eggs is to cook them on medium-low heat. The temptation is to turn the burner on high and stir around eggs to cook them quickly. However, this will likely result in burnt, rubbery eggs. Gross! Instead, turn the heat down to medium-low and let the eggs set for about a minute. Keep reading to see the full method for perfectly fluffy eggs!
Stat by cracking eggs into a large bowl. Whisk until the mixture is pale yellow. Then,
thin your egg mixture with milk. I aim for 1/2 cup of milk per 8 eggs. Now, whisk like crazy! You can use a hand mixer if it’s easier.
Next, heat a nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add about 2 tablespoons of butter and let it melt. When it starts to bubble slightly, pour in the egg mixture and let it set for about a minute – don’t stir! Don’t stir! Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste (about ¼ tsp. salt to start). If you want to add cheese, veggies, herbs, etc., now is the time to do it!
With a wooden spoon, start to scrape the eggs from the edge of the pan to the center, forming large soft curds. Repeat until there is no liquid left. Then, turn off the heat and continue gently stirring and turning the egg until all the uncooked parts become a little more firm. Transfer to a plate when the eggs are set but still moist and soft. Eggs are delicate, so they’ll continue to cook for a few moments after they’re on the plate. That’s all there is to it! Find out more info here.SKM: below-content placeholder