Cast Iron Fried Egg

Cast Iron Fried Egg

Recipe by Our Place

Cast Iron Fried Egg

What You'll Need


  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter at room temperature 
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Favorite hot sauce
  • Toasted english muffin or bread


Step 1

Heat cast iron pan on stovetop on medium high heat for 3-4 minutes.

Step 2

Crack egg in a small bowl

Step 3

Add butter to the cast iron pan and swirl around to coat the cooking surface.

Step 4

Carefully pour the egg into the pan. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

For Sunny Side up: Cook egg for 2 minutes. Then cover with a lid and cook until the whites are completely opaque.

For Eggs over: Cook egg for 2 minutes. Use a spatula to flip the egg and cook for 30 seconds to a minute. Tip: Tilt the pan up with one hand to help the egg slide onto the spatula.

Step 6

The yolk will firm up the longer it is cooked. Cook egg to preferred doneness. Serve with toast and hot sauce.

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