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Fried eggs (not scrambled) in a Stainless Steel or a Cast Iron pan

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Fried eggs (not scrambled) in a Stainless Steel or a Cast Iron pan

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Caleb | | Sep 13, 2010 06:17 AM

Hi,

It seems that both of these pans require preheating before frying something in them, I'm a beginner in the kitchen and I have both a stainless steel and a Cast Iron pan in the kitchen and I'd like to know how to properly fry eggs in them so that they won't stick or burn.

1) Stainless steel:
It requires preheating on a medium flame, and then you add the oil, wait for it to shimmer and then go the eggs.

I've tried this but it did stick a little (not too much) and the eggs got a little golden on the bottom VERY QUICKLY.

I assume that this is because I preheated the pan on medium. Is this how it's supposed to come out?

2) Cast Iron
I haven't tried on this one yet because I'm not sure how to start.

How long do I preheat it for? When do I add the oil?

Thanks!

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