Learn how to make the perfect scrambled eggs with these easy tips. You’ll end up with soft, creamy and fluffy eggs every time!
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Perfectly Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
The first thing that comes to mind when I think of breakfast is scrambled eggs. They’re a breakfast staple that is loved by all. Sometimes when I’m in a hurry I make microwave scrambled eggs or meal prep Instant Pot hard boiled eggs, but let’s be honest…you can’t beat the real thing.
Now I know that you probably don’t really need a recipe for this like you do with eggs sunny side up, eggs benedict with poached eggs, but there are a few tips that I’ve learned over the years to make them just right. And by using these tips, you’ll end up with perfectly fluffy and soft scrambled eggs every time!
Easy Scrambled Eggs Ingredients
Eggs are the main ingredient here but with a couple more ingredients these eggs will be enhanced and delicious in no time! Fluffy eggs take a little longer to cook but low and slow will be the best way to make them light and tasty!
Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.
- Butter: Lightly grease the skillet with non-stick oil or butter. Spread over the pan to help the eggs from sticking to the pan.
- Eggs: Large eggs for more deliciousness!
- Liquid: Water or milk is a great add in. This will give the eggs move a creamy and fluffy consistency when cooking.
- Salt and Pepper: For seasoning!
How to Make Scrambled Eggs
Scramble eggs are a classic breakfast that is made in minutes! Find the secrets and know all the basics to making the best scrambled eggs. Your eggs will be perfect every time!
- Heat. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Add the butter or grease lightly with cooking spray.
- Whisk. Add eggs and 2 Tablespoons of water to a bowl. Whisk for 1 minute.
- Scramble. Pour the eggs into the hot skillet. Using a spatula, begin to pull the cooked outer edge to the center and create circles in the middle.
- Keep stirring. Turn the heat off once they are 95% done (they will continue to cook). Salt and pepper to taste.
NOTE: For a little more flavor, mix in chopped chives or shredded cheese. For more heat, mix in salsa or hot sauce.
The Secret to Perfect Scrambled Eggs
I know they may seem simple to make, but there are a few helpful tips I’ve learned throughout the years to make them perfectly fluffy and soft.
- Fresh eggs. Use high-quality and fresh eggs for better results. Don’t cook more than 6 at a time or the pan will get too crowded.
- Add liquid. Add 2 Tablespoons of milk or water to create a fluffier texture.
- Mix. Whisk the eggs for a good minute. The mixture should be light and completely mixed.
- Cook low and slow.The key is to keep the heat low. Cooking them too fast will make them hard.
- Stir with a spatula. A rubber spatula vs. a wooden spoon has both give and flexibility allowing you to get around the curve of the skillet so you get soft and tender folds.
- Seasonings. Season the eggs towards the end to avoid drawing any moisture out.
- Cooking eggs. Remove from heat while they still seem a little wet. They will continue to cook in the pan until done.
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“I love this method of making eggs. The fluffiest and best. Thanks for posting!”-Sara
There are plenty of breakfast classics to serve alongside scrambled eggs. They taste great with just about anything! You can even add them as a component in certain breakfast dishes as well.
Adding milk or water to scrambled eggs will help to create a fluffy and creamy texture.
Eggs are a great source of protein and have several health benefits and important nutrients.
Count on about two eggs per person when scrambling eggs.
Scrambled eggs are best eaten immediately and I wouldn’t recommend keeping leftovers.
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- ½ Tablespoon butter , or cooking spray
- 6 large eggs
- 2 Tablespoons water or milk
- Kosher salt , to taste
- Ground black pepper , to taste
Optional toppings: Diced tomatoes, Chives, Sour cream, Salsa, Hot sauce, Shredded cheese
- Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Melt the butter or grease lightly with cooking spray.
- In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs with water 1 minute. Pour into the skillet once the butter has melted.
- Using a rubber spatula, pull the cooked eggs on the outer edge to the center, creating circles. Keep stirring until eggs are 95% cooked through. Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.
- Use high quality and fresh eggs for better results. Don’t cook more than 6 at a time or the pan will get too crowded.
- Add 2 Tablespoons milk or water to create a fluffier texture.
- Whisk the eggs for 1 good minute. The mixture should be light and completely mixed.
- Lightly grease the skillet with nonstick oil or butter.
- The key to is to keep the heat low. Cooking them too fast will make them hard.
- Season the eggs towards the end to avoid drawing any moisture out.
- Remove from heat while they still seem a little wet. They will continue to cook in the pan until done.
Nutrition provided is an estimate. It will vary based on specific ingredients used.
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