A sunnyside egg for one is the perfect protein-packed way to start your day. With a runny golden yolk and perfectly set whites, this delicious breakfast is ready in 5 minutes flat. With our simple and easy method for cooking eggs sunny side up, a healthy and balanced breakfast is just minutes away.
What’s a sunny side up egg? A sunny side up egg is fried on the bottom and is not flipped. The yolk is still completely runny and the whites on the surface are barely set. There’s no flipping or basting required – simply cover the pan and let the heat do the work.
The pan we use to get sunny side up eggs cooked right every time is a GoodCook Everyday Cookware 4” Mini Fry Pan. It’s just the right size for one egg and features a non-stick surface so your eggs won’t stick, ever. It comes with a tight-fitting lid so the egg cooks perfectly. The non-stick interior of the GoodCook Everyday Cookware 4” Mini Fry Pan is so easy to clean – trust us, you don’t want to spend hours cleaning stuck egg off a pan!
Follow the steps below to make a flawless sunny side up egg:
Step for making a sunnyside egg for one
- Crack 1 egg into a small GoodCook Mixing Bowl.
- Grease a GoodCook Everyday Cookware 4” Fry Pan with 1 tbsp unsalted butter and heat over medium-low heat until the butter just begins to foam, for about 1 minute.
- Gently slide the egg into the pan and cook until the white just begins to set on the bottom of the pan, about 3-4 minutes. The key to a perfect topper is to BE GENTLE!
- Cover and continue to cook until the egg white is completely set and the yolk becomes firm but remains shiny and bright yellow, about 1 more minute.
- Using a GoodCook Rubber Spatula, GENTLY slide the cooked egg onto a plate and garnish with red pepper flakes and parsley.
Tips for cooking sunny side up eggs
- Let your eggs come to room temperature before cooking – take your eggs out of the fridge and let them sit on the kitchen counter for 30 minutes to an hour. A room temperature egg allows the whites to spread perfectly once they hit the pan.
- Make sure the pan is warm before the egg goes in.
- Cook the eggs on low heat, and don’t rush the process. If eggs are cooked at a high temperature, the bottoms will burn before the whites are thoroughly cooked.
- Gentle is the key word when sliding the egg into the pan – you don’t want the egg to splatter everywhere. The same goes for sliding the cooked egg onto a plate.
What to serve with a sunny side up egg
- Sliced broiled tomatoes
- Buttered toast
- Sliced avocado
- Fresh fruit
- Hash browns
- Pancakes, French toast or waffles
- Bacon or sausage
Making a sunnyside egg is easy with the GoodCook line of everyday cookware. All you need is a GoodCook Everyday Cookware 4” Mini Fry Pan to get a perfect sunnyside egg for one. Use a GoodCook Spatula to ease the egg from the pan, and you’ve got a delicious protein-packed breakfast that will keep you going for hours. Are you ready to make a beautiful sunny side up egg?
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Sunnyside Egg for One
- 1 egg
- Red pepper flakes
- Chopped parsley
- salt and pepper
Crack 1 egg into a small bowl.
Grease 4 inch mini fry pan with 1 tbsp unsalted butter and heat over medium-low heat until the butter just begins to foam. (about 1 minute).
Gently slide the egg into the pan and cook until the white just begins to set on the bottom of the pan, 3-4 minutes. The key to a perfect topper is to BE GENTLE!
Cover and continue to cook until the white is completely set and the yolk becomes firm but remains shiny and bright yellow. (about 1 more minute).
Using a rubber spatula, GENTLY slide the cooked egg onto a plate and garnish with red pepper flakes and parsley.