For the breakfast, the most common question is, “How do you want your eggs?”.  Most people want eggs for their breakfast. Then try these perfect Over Hard Eggs. They have a completely cooked yolk, similar to a hard-boiled egg. Over Hard, Eggs are not sophisticated as sunny side up with the beautiful, bright yellow yolk. These over-hard eggs are just as tasty. They are great for those who are not a fan of the bright yellow yolk spilling over the plate, especially kids and are perfect for fried egg sandwiches.

HOW TO PREPARE OVER HARD EGGS:

The trick to make over hard eggs is to go low and slow. This is less of an issue with over-hard eggs than other ways to cook them because you don’t have to worry about overcooking the yolk. It is always better to air on the lower side of the heat.  The steps to prepare over hard eggs are:

  1. HEAT THE BUTTER – Heat ½ tablespoon butter over medium-low heat. 
  2. ADD THE EGGS – Pop 1 or 2 into the pan, then sprinkle with a pinch of salt and a few grinds of black pepper. 
  3. COOK – Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until the whites are firm but the yolk is still fluid. 
  4. FLIP – Flip and cook for about 2 more minutes. About 1 minute in, mild press the yolk with a spatula to make sure it’s broken. 
  5. BUTTER IS BEST – Butter has the best flavor hands down; it gives an ultra-savory, the almost crazy flavor that’s tempting. 
  6. OLIVE OIL – Olive oil works too, but it can lend a somewhat unpleasant finish to the flavor. 
  7. NEUTRAL OIL – If you prefer using oil, organic canola oil or vegetable oil does not convey any flavor.  This option is also dairy-free. 

HOW TO SERVE OVER HARD EGGS:

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For brunch and breakfast and any meal in between, Over Hard Eggs are great. There is not much that this treatment does not make better. These over hard eggs can be served for breakfast and some other time as well:

  1. Throw it onto avocado toast. 
  2. Eat it in a breakfast sandwich. 
  3. Add it to a fried egg sandwich with smoky mayo. 
  4. Add bacon and pan-fried potatoes. 
  5. Eat it atop sesame noodles. 
  6. Eat roasted vegetables in a grain bowl. 

SELECT THE RIGHT PAN AND EGGS:

Make sure to know about the eggs and correct pan details below before you start:

FRESH EGGS ARE BEST – When you are trying to make over hard eggs, you are characteristically not too worried about beauty. At the same time, it is nice to work with the best ingredients. Fresh is best because the whites of older eggs can incline to spread when they hit the pan. Move the eggs back to the center with the spatula.  

USE A NON-STICK OR CAST IRON SKILLET – The surface of the pan is important for sliding out after cooking. Go for a non-stick pan or veteran cast iron skillet for easy cooking. 

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