The egg is one of the most common ingredients, nutritious, and economical in the kitchen from all over the world to prepare all kinds of recipes, but today we’re not going to treat it as a simple ingredient, but as the protagonist of different preparations. You are going to propose 11 different ways to prepare eggs, all of them delicious, some more simple and others more elaborate. What is your favorite? And if you want to discover some useful tricks that you may not know about the eggs, do not miss our tricks with eggs.
11 different ways to prepare eggs
Fried, poached, scrambled, to the English or to the plate, the plate, in mould, cocotte, omelet, boiled, mollet and hard. Do you know all these ways to prepare eggs? We will explain one by one.
The fried egg is, as the fried potato, a dish that seems very simple but it requires your technique, and there are so many ways to prepare opinions on the subject. The only thing you need is plenty of oil, if possible olive oil, and a frying pan adequate. If when you take the egg in the frying pan will usually break, try to do it by pouring the egg before in a cup or a bowl, because it’s easier and not break.
The poached eggs are made cociéndolos without a shell in boiling water with vinegar, either freely or cling film. It is important to lay the eggs with care and one-to-one, and once they are ready, drain them on a cloth, and trim the edges to correct the shape.
There are two different ways of preparing the scrambled eggs: in a fight as if it was for tortilla and are made to gentle heat or a bain marie, and the most common not the bat, but throws them on the frying pan and broke it and stir, either alone or with other ingredients.
Eggs on the grill or the English
To prepare these eggs just heat up a pan with oil or butter, and poured them, and collect the clear around the yolk so that it is rounded. It is important that the pan is non-stick.
Eggs to the dish
Similar to the previous preparation, but in bowls individual, either alone or with other ingredients such as for example the ham. We introduce in the oven and leave to bake for 10-12 minutes.
Eggs in a mould
Prepare the bain-Marie, using small molds of custard.
Eggs in cocotte
As with the previous, but cociéndolos in the oven covered with aluminum foil in the bath for about 5 minutes, until curdling the egg whites.
Eggs in tortilla
The key to making a good omelet is in, beat the eggs and having a good non-stick pan that distributes the heat evenly. From here, you can add all kinds of ingredients to taste.
The boiled eggs are prepared without having to open the shell, cociéndolos in boiling water for three minutes and to do them properly, out of the clear should be almost coagulated and the yolk liquid. For non-burst or burst can be punctured with a pin.
Eggs mollet, also called poches or soft
They are prepared in the same manner as the previous, only which are left to cook for double the time, because it should be clear cooked and the yolk soft. Once cooked, cool to the tap, peel them with care, and are kept in warm water so that it is not cool.
The classic boiled egg, which is cooked whole in water with salt until it is completely solid, for about 10 minutes from the time that the water begins to boil. Image-Shutterstock