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Scrambled eggs for breakfast are delicious and all, but at some point they get a bit... same-y. In a bid to change up our mornings – considering every day is pretty much feeling the same right now – we asked chefs one question: how would you jazz up your scrambled eggs?
Their answers are weird, wonderful, and mouth-watering. Ever tried scrambled eggs with a bit of coffee syrup? Or spiced with sriracha?
Us neither, but perhaps now’s the time to do it.
How to cook scrambled eggs, according to a chef
Grill chef Oisin Rogers recommends the below for silky and smooth eggs.
1. Crack your eggs into a measuring jug. Season really, really well and whip with a fork.
2. Melt 100g butter per person slowly on lowest heat in the pan.
3. Add the eggs and cook super slowly moving the egg mixture away from the sides towards the centre of the pan with the fork. If it’s cooking quickly at all, take it off the heat. It’s worth doing it dead slow.
4. When the egg is almost congealed, add another 80g of butter and mix it in with the fork.
5. Continue to stir until it’s silky and beautiful.
1. Eggs topped on lasagne
Chef Oisin Rogers tells HuffPost UK: “You know when you make a lasagne there’s always some left over in the fridge and it’s hard like a brick? Here’s what to do.
“Chop it up into small dice and put into a heavy buttered pan on a medium heat. Stir with a wooden spoon so it doesn’t catch. When it’s heated through, add in some hot sauce (I like Reggae Reggae for this). Serve it up on a big plate with the scrambled eggs over the top, garnished with a little smoked paprika. Trust me.”
2. Eggs with feta and tomatoes
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