How To Scramble Eggs

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Not sure how to scramble eggs? Not to worry, this Mini Chef Mondays post is going back to the basics. Corban is here to show you just how easy it is to make perfect scrambled eggs with step by step photos, and a video!

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Teaching your kids to scramble eggs is a great introduction to using the stove. Corban is almost three, so I let him use the stove today with close supervision, but I would suggest mom or dad doing the cooking portion if your mini chef is younger than three.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor’s office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com

When I told him he was going to get to cook on the stove today, he just stared at me.

Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com

So we gave him his basket of eggs, and he just kept staring! I guess it didn’t compute for him, because as far back as he can remember he’s been told not to touch the stove, and now mama was telling him he was going to use it.

Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com

But he finally seemed to understand, and got very excited that he was going to get to cook his own eggs.

Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com

Then he pulled an egg out of the basket and started singing to the egg about how he was going to scramble it!

HOW TO SCRAMBLE EGGS LIKE A PRO

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Teaching kids to crack eggs is a great confidence builder. We used eight eggs today, and I helped him with the first six, then he did the last two on his own. He was SO proud!

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

I say, “hold it gently and hit it hard”, then “pull it apart but don’t squeeze”.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Once all the eggs have been cracked and put into your bowl, it’s time to whisk them. This simply means using a whisk or a fork to quickly stir the eggs. When the whites and yolks are all mixed together, you’re done.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Then you can mix in some salt…

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

…and pepper.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Now, the most important tip for how to scramble eggs like a pro, is to cook them low and slow. We do medium low heat, any hotter and the eggs stick faster than you can stir and scrape.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Now melt some butter in a non-stick pan, and then you can pour your eggs in.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Start stirring immediately with a silicone spatula. The eggs in the photo above might look raw, but the part touching the pan has already started cooking and needs to be scraped up.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Gently scrape the pan with your spatula, pulling the cooked eggs up so the raw part can fill in and get cooked. Don’t break the eggs apart, you want big fluffy curds, just keep scraping along the bottom and sides. As the eggs all start to come together, just gently flip them with the spatula until they no longer look really wet.

Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com

And now you know how to scramble eggs perfectly! I like to add a sprinkling of fresh thyme or chives to add some color and flavor, but perfectly scrambled eggs are wonderful plain as well.

Sometimes it can be hard to get Corban to eat protein. But he is almost always excited to eat eggs. We eat so many that we hope to have our own backyard chickens one day, something I am proud to have been a part of getting allowed in our city during my time in the Mayor's office. But for now, we buy them from friends, or sometimes the grocery store.

Take a look at Corban’s awesome bear paw oven mitts. Oven mitts are VERY important for young mini chefs.

Even though I was right there supervising, and Corban has burned himself before (so knows how much it hurts), his impulse control is just not strong enough to resist the temptation. As the frying pan was heating up, he reached right out and touched it with the tip of his finger to see if it was really as hot as I told him. It was.

We immediately ran his finger under cold water, and he was fine, but from now on we will definitely keep oven mitts on him until he’s older.

MOTHER BRUCE BOOK AND BEAR PAW OVEN MITT GIVEAWAY

Need some oven mitts for your mini chef? This Mini Chef Monday we are partnering with Disney Publishing to bring you a fun giveaway

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As a family who loves to read and loves to laugh, we jumped at the chance to get an advance copy of this cute new book called Mother Bruce.

Bruce the bear likes to keep to himself. That, and eat eggs. But when his hard-boiled goose eggs turn out to be real, live goslings, he starts to lose his appetite. And even worse, the goslings are convinced he’s their mother. Bruce tries to get the geese to go south, but he can’t seem to rid himself of his new companions. What’s a bear to do? (Learn more)

The giveaway is over, but you can also buy Mother Bruce and the Bear Oven Mitts on Amazon!

Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com

 

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How To Scramble Eggs Perfectly
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
7 mins
 
It's easy to make perfect scrambled eggs once you know all the secrets. Here's how to get light and fluffy scrambled eggs every time. You can easily double, triple, or quadruple the recipe as well. Just know that cooking time will take longer, and make sure your pan is big enough.
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 2 eggs
Calories: 194 kcal
Author: Diana Johnson
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter or sub olive or coconut oil
  • dash of salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Crack the eggs into a bowl or glass (I like to use a glass for just one or two eggs).
  2. Melt the butter in a non-stick skillet on medium low heat.
  3. Whisk the eggs with a fork (stir quickly) until the whites and yolks are all mixed together, then stir in a couple sprinkles of salt and pepper.
  4. Pour the eggs into the pan and immediately begin to slowly stir the eggs and scrape the pan with a silicone spatula.
  5. Continue to stir and scrape, pulling the cooked egg up to the top so the raw egg can flow onto the pan. Do not use the spatula to break the eggs up, keep them big and fluffy.
  6. Once the eggs are all holding together, continue to gently flip them in the pan until they no longer look really wet.
  7. Use the spatula to scoop the eggs onto a plate.
  8. Add additional salt or pepper to taste.
Recipe Notes
Approximate cost/serving: Eggs are cheap! We get local eggs for $3/dozen so this cost us just over 50 cents.

Gluten Free: Of course!
Nutrition Facts
How To Scramble Eggs Perfectly
Amount Per Serving (2 eggs g)
Calories 194 Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.52gg 24%
Saturated Fat 7gg 35%
Cholesterol 372mgmg 124%
Sodium 437mgmg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 0gg 0%
Dietary Fiber 0gg 0%
Sugars 0gg
Protein 12.4gg 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com
Watch a two year old teach you how to scramble eggs perfectly, with step by step photos and video. You'll learn how to scramble eggs like a pro! Part of #MiniChefMondays on EatingRichly.com

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