+
Home Cooking

Scrambled eggs Chinese(?) style - is it wrong?

karlin88 | Mar 14, 201208:05 PM     19

I like all kinds of scrambled eggs. Not just the kind cooked patiently over low heat although I love those too :). But whenever I see or look for scrambled eggs recipes they all go the same way: cook over low heat patiently. Don't get me wrong I love eggs cooked like this, but I also love eggs cooked over super high heat. It just felt like the entire food world was yelling at me with a megaphone that I was cooking my eggs wrong from the beginning.

When I first learned to make scrambled eggs I learned it this way:
Beat eggs and add salt and chopped green onions. Heat the oil until it is really hot and smoking (you can also test this by putting in a drop of the beaten egg; if the egg coagulates instantly than the oil is hot enough). Pour in the beaten eggs and stir quickly. The eggs are always done in less than 30 seconds. What's interesting about this method is the eggs instantly billow up and look kind of a like a cloud initially.

Does anyone else make their eggs this way over really high heat? Has any one tried both types of eggs and which do you like better?

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

Phony Guacamole: Skyrocketing Avocado Prices Have Caused a Frightening New Trend
Food Trends

Phony Guacamole: Skyrocketing Avocado Prices Have Caused a Frightening New Trend

by David Watsky | Avocado prices are on the rise due in part to increased global demand, a reportedly bad growing season...

Peaches, Please: 7 Things to Make with Summer's Perfect Fruit
Recipe Round-Ups

Peaches, Please: 7 Things to Make with Summer's Perfect Fruit

by Leena Trivedi-Grenier and Jen Wheeler | A perfectly ripe peach is the sweet apotheosis of summer. After the seasonal first thrill of eating...

5 Healthy(ish) Ice Creams to Scoop Up From the Grocery Store
Shop

5 Healthy(ish) Ice Creams to Scoop Up From the Grocery Store

by Joni Sweet | When the weather’s this hot, do you ever wish you could just eat ice cream all day? Well, here’s a...

9 Birthday Cakes You Can Order Online
Shop

9 Birthday Cakes You Can Order Online

by Julie Vadnal | You say it’s your birthday? Then we say it’s time for some cake. And no worries if you’re not the...

See what's new!

View latest discussions ›

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.