the perfect fried eggs

The perfect fried eggs

5 from 1 vote
Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Servings 1


  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 25 g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 slice brown bread
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 20 g salad leaves
  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat a sauté pan over medium heat.
  • Drizzle 4 tbsp. Oil and the butter, crack the eggs in the pan.
  • Season well and cook for 2 minutes until the white are set and the egg yolk is still runny. Add the butter and let the butter baste the eggs for a further 2 minutes or so until the eggs are cooked to your liking. If you like the eggs been fully cooked, cover with a lid to allow the egg yolk for a fully cooked egg yolk.
  • Toast the brown bread and butter. add a thin layer of mustard and top with the eggs.
  • Serve with some salad leaves.
Keyword basic recipe, eggs, Full On Irish Cookbook, Kevin Dundon

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