Over Medium Eggs
on Nov 14, 2023
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Eggs are my go-to breakfast. Seriously, there’s rarely a time when I don’t feel like having eggs in the morning. Because of this, I’ve perfected how to make over-medium eggs since that’s my favourite way to enjoy them.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make the perfect over medium eggs – golden, runny yolks with tender, firm whites 🍳.
Why You’ll Love My Over Medium Eggs
Many people struggle with making over-medium eggs, particularly when it comes to flipping them without breaking the yolk.
However, my method offers a simple and foolproof way to achieve the perfect over-medium egg. You can finally enjoy a runny egg without compromising the yolk or having to worry about slimy, uncooked whites 😵💫.
How to Prepare Over Medium Eggs
🍳 Heat a ceramic non-stick pan on the stove on medium-low heat. Then, add a touch of oil and gently crack in 3 eggs, making sure they are spaced apart.
⏲️ Let the eggs cook for 2 minutes.
🥚 Take a silicone, slotted spatula, nestle it under the egg and gently flip each one, making sure not to break the yolks. Let the eggs cook on the other side until desired doneness. I like to gently touch the yolk with my fingers to gauge the softness.
🍽️ Transfer the eggs out of the pan onto a plate and enjoy!
Nonna’s Tip 🥚
To gauge doneness, I like to gently touch the yolk with my fingers to see how soft it is.
Best Served With
- Use these perfectly cooked eggs to make my Homemade Egg McMuffins.
- Place this egg over some delicious avocado toast and season with some “Everything But The Bagel” seasoning.
- Serve these eggs alongside my Potato Hash and Spinach or my Breakfast Sausages for a hearty, fibrous, protein-packed breakfast.
- Keep your breakfast old school and make my No-Knead Peasant Bread to dip into the creamy, runny yolk.
- Feel free to personalize your over-medium eggs by sprinkling your favorite herbs and spices on top as they finish cooking.
When it comes to ceramic non-stick skillets, you should always be using silicone utensils as metal will damage the pan. My favorite silicone spatula is linked HERE.
The whites should be fully set and opaque, while the yolk should have a thickened consistency with a slightly runny center. Gently touch the yolk to gauge its firmness without breaking it.
My favorite non-stick ceramic skillets are linked HERE!
Yes, you certainly can! However, keep in mind that you will have to adjust cooking time as smaller eggs cook faster.
Non-stick pans work best in this scenario as they prevent the egg from sticking to the pan during the flipping process. However, a well-seasoned cast iron pan would also work. Alternatively, check out my tutorial on How To Make Stainless Steel Non-Stick.
My Perfect Over Medium Eggs
- 3 medium eggs
- ½ teaspoon olive oil, or avocado oil
- Heat a ceramic non-stick pan on the stove on medium-low heat. I like to add a touch of olive oil or avocado oil.
- Gently crack in 3 eggs making sure they are spaced apart.
- Let the eggs cook for 2 minutes.
- Take a silicone, slotted spatula, nestle it under the egg and gently flip each one making sure not to break the yolks.
- Let the eggs cook on the other side until desired doneness. I like to gently touch the yolk with my fingers to guage the softness.
- Transfer the eggs out of the pan onto a plate and enjoy!
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.