Eggs in a Stainless Pan Without Sticking

Eggs in a Stainless Pan Without Sticking

To cook eggs in a stainless steel pan without them sticking, you can follow these tips:

  1. Preheat the pan: Place the stainless steel pan over medium-low heat and allow it to preheat for a couple of minutes. This helps to create a non-stick surface.
  2. Add fat: Once the pan is heated, add a small amount of fat such as butter or oil. Swirl the pan to coat the bottom evenly.
  3. Crack the eggs carefully: Crack the eggs into a separate bowl before adding them to the pan. This allows you to check for any shell fragments and prevents them from accidentally falling into the pan. Carefully slide the eggs into the pan, ensuring that the yolks remain intact.
  4. Lower the heat: Reduce the heat to low or medium-low. Cooking eggs at lower temperatures helps to prevent sticking and allows for more control over the cooking process.
  5. Use a silicone spatula or wooden utensil: While cooking, gently stir or slide a silicone spatula or wooden utensil under the eggs to prevent them from sticking to the bottom. Be careful not to scratch the pan's surface with metal utensils, as it can damage the non-stick properties of stainless steel.
  6. Lift and tilt the pan: Periodically lift the pan off the heat and tilt it slightly to allow the uncooked portion of the eggs to flow towards the edges. This promotes even cooking and helps prevent sticking.
  7. Cook to desired doneness: Continue cooking the eggs, stirring or gently flipping them, until they reach your preferred level of doneness—whether it's sunny-side-up, over-easy, or scrambled.
  8. Remove from heat promptly: Once the eggs are cooked to your liking, remove the pan from the heat source promptly. Overcooking can cause the eggs to stick to the pan.
  9. Serve immediately: Transfer the cooked eggs to a plate or serving dish as soon as possible. Eggs tend to stick more as they cool, so serving them promptly can help prevent sticking.

By following these steps, you should be able to cook eggs in a stainless steel pan without them sticking. Remember to adjust the heat as needed and handle the eggs gently to maintain their shape and prevent sticking.

*Recipe on video and text may differ from each other!

How to cook Eggs in a Stainless Pan Without Sticking:

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