Scrambled Egg on Toast

Scrambled Egg on Toast | ChopChop

Description

If you can make a scrambled egg on toast, you can eat a balanced meal. Just add a green salad or a fruit salad, and you’re all set.

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 1 Serving

Kitchen Gear: 

Small bowl or mug
Fork
Small skillet
Measuring spoons
Toaster (adult needed)
Butter knife
Spatula

Ingredients

1  
large egg
1 teaspoon
unsalted butter, olive or vegetable oil
1  
slice whole-wheat bread, toasted
  pinch
kosher salt

Instructions

  1. To crack the egg: hit the midpoint between the more-rounded (wide) end and the pointier end of the egg against a clean counter.
  2. Hold the egg over the bowl with the cracked part facing up. Pry the shell open gently and allow the egg inside to slide into the bowl. Be sure to wash your hands with soap and water after handling raw eggs!
  3. Beat the egg gently with the fork until the mixture is pale yellow.
  4. Put the skillet on the stove, turn the heat to medium, and when the skillet is hot, add the butter or oil. Add the egg and sprinkle it with the salt.
  5. The egg on the bottom, closest to the heat, will cook first; drag the spatula across the bottom of the skillet to move the cooked egg aside so that the uncooked egg can move closer to the heat. Keep pulling the cooked egg aside until the whole mixture is firm and cooked. Serve the egg right away, on top of or next to the toast.

 

Notes

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Add grated cheese, chopped fresh herbs (basil, parsley, tarragon, chives, or cilantro), and/or a sprinkle of black pepper.