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Decide on a skillet large enough to fit 2 cracked eggs so that they won’t touch at the pan. Set the skillet on the burner with the butter in the pan, and then turn on the burner. [1]

  • If your pan isn’t non-stick, such as a carbon steel pan, you might need to spray it lightly with a non-stick spray before adding the butter.
  • Tilt the pan to distribute the peanut butter on the bottom. The butter can help to fry the eggs’ bottom and maintain their shape. Be sure that the butter is covering almost as much of the bottom of the pan’s surface . [two ]
    • in case you don’t have butteryou can use lard, olive oil, or bacon fat to earn your eggs, since every will spread to coat the bottom of the pan.
      Once the butter is simmering, hold the egg around over the skillet as it breaks, and let it gently drop into the bottom of the pan. The egg whites will start to cook. [3]

      • in case you have trouble breaking eggs, then crack each one into a bowl, then check for shell fragments, then carefully pour the egg to the pan.
    • Crack another egg to the pan so that the whites do not touch. Repeat the process for cracking the egg. Put one of the flat edges of your spatula in between them to keep them split, When the whites start to touch. [4]
      • as an alternative, you can allow the whites touch and divide them after they are cooked by slicing through the whites with a spatula or knife.
    • Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 2-3 minutes. Covering the pan can accelerate the cooking procedure and make certain that the whites are firm while the yolk remains runny. After 2 minutes, open the lid and examine the whites to be certain they are cooked on the very best. If not, recover the panand allow them to cook for an additional 30-60 minutes.
      • You are able to check the doneness of the egg by shaking the pan gently to see whether the yolk jiggles while the whites stay firm.
    • Transfer the eggs into a plate and season with salt and pepper. Hold the pan at a 45-degree angle beside the plate, as they slide from the pan, and watch. For more control, slide a spatula under each egg, and lift it. Add a pinch of pepper and salt to taste and revel in! [5]
      • you’re able to serve sunny side up eggs with grits, over a piece of toast, or as part of a big breakfast with meat, potatoes, and fruit.
    • EditCooking Eggs in the Oven

      1. Preheat an oven . Use the control panel in your oven to place the heat to the correct level, and start preparing the meals while the oven heats up. This should take about 10-15 minutes, depending on your oven. Examine the bottom of your skillet for a tag that says”oven safe.” When it’s, pour 1 tsp (13.7 g) of olive oil to the pan, and tilt the pan to cover the bottom with oil. Then, leave the pan on the burner until the oil starts to simmer. [7]
        • Generally speaking, most cast iron skillets are oven safe, but a lot of non-stick and carbon steel skillets are not.
      2. Crack 2 eggs to the skillet so that the whites aren’t touching. Break the eggs to the skillet separate sides of the pan. If the whites touch, hold the flat edge of the spatula in between them to keep them apart till you set the pan in the oven. After both eggs are in the pan, remove from the heat. [8]
        • Attempt to crack the eggs to the pan as speedily as possible while keeping the yolks intact.
      3. Transfer the skillet into the oven and bake the eggs 4 minutes. Lift the pan from the burner and then gently slide it on the middle rack of the oven. [9]
        • With some ovens, this may take 3 and a half an hour, so keep the light on in your toaster and observe the whites of each egg to see when they’re fully cooked. If the yolk begins to turn white at any given point, remove the eggs in the oven immediately to keep them from cooking further.
      4. Remove the eggs in the oven and slide them onto a plate to season them. Use an oven mitt to pull the pan from the oven, and dab it in a 45-degree angle to slide the eggs off of the pan and on a plate. Add a pinch of pepper and salt to taste and revel in! [10]
        • It is best to serve the eggs immediately to keep them from getting chilly.


      • If you have trouble maintaining the yolk centered, consider dividing the egg whites from the yolk. Put the whites to the pan and then add the yolk into the center of the whites.


      • Eating undercooked eggs could result in food poisoning. Make sure to cook your eggs to lessen the risk of food poisoning.

      EditThings You’ll Need

      • Cast iron, non-stick, or carbon steel pan
      • Spatula
      • Butter or olive oil
      • Eggs
      • Salt and pepper to taste
      • Serving plates

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      EditQuick Summary

      Sunny side up eggs are fried with the yolks runny, golden, and complete, on one side. They! You can easily make sunny side up eggs in your home in a skillet or simply by cooking them in the oven.