Frying Eggs

fried eggs

Step-by-step instructions for frying eggs

melting butter in a skillet
STEP 1: Heat butter in a nonstick skillet until it starts to foam.
cracking eggs
STEP 2: Cracking eggs into ramekins first makes them easier to transfer to the skillet intact.
frying eggs
STEP 3: Slip eggs into pan. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes (stop cooking if you prefer sunny-side up eggs).
fried eggs
STEP 4: Gently turn eggs over, and cook 1 to 3 minutes more or to desired firmness.