How to make it

  • Heat the oil in an 8-inch skillet, preferably non-stick, over medium-high heat until almost smoking. Break the egg into the skillet, being careful not to puncture the yolk. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook until the white is puffy, sizzled, and set, but the yolk is still runny, gently loosening the white from the skillet with a thin metal spatula and pouring hot oil over the yolk. The egg should be done in about 45 seconds. Using a thin slotted spatula, lift the egg out of the skillet, gently shaking off the excess oil. Transfer the egg to a plate.
  • Personally, I would put the egg atop a piece of good bread, toasted and buttered. Maybe a piece of hearty rye, sourdough or artisan bread.

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    " It was excellent "
    astoutyeoman ate it and said...
    Saw it...made it...loved it. Per your suggestion, put two of these eggs on top of some dark german wheat toast with some shredded cheese and a side of apricot preserves. Deelish...thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    tazoncaffeine ate it and said...
    There was a diner in NJ that made them this way. mucho gusto!
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  • fortuna 13 years ago
    You should write novels! This description is marvelous and I want that egg RIGHT NOW! LOL
    Oh I love eggs and I have never tried this one.
    Thanks : )
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  • notyourmomma 13 years ago
    Add me to the list of folks craving a fried egg right about now. I so remember momma frying her eggs in bacon fat just this way. I'll have to give it a try with the oil and SEA SALT all the way. Sea salt is marvelous.
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  • tinam 13 years ago
    Absolutely heaven to taste! I'm glad you are spreading the word about how the Spanish like their eggs ... so very true! Thx.
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  • darbar 13 years ago
    Hi Sweetwords. Rather then typing a long paragraph about it, I thought that you could follow this link for info about sea salt:
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  • sweetwords 13 years ago
    My husband always fries an egg this way, but with bacon grease. I thought it was a bit much, but your way sounds better! BTW, what is the difference between sea salt and regular?
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  • szq 13 years ago
    You just made me feel like I am missing out on something if I don't fry an egg this minute.
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  • t_wise 13 years ago
    I agree, I'm not too fond of eggs, but this sounds great! I want to make one now..
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  • krumkake 13 years ago
    My daughter spent a semester in Granada, Spain and she always raved about the eggs there - I will have to try this for her!
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  • zena824 13 years ago
    Stop!!! your making me want a fried egg....and thats very unusual.....LOL... nice post....
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