How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Creamy-soft scrambled eggs require slow cooking over low heat. Drier ones call for a hot skillet, less stirring, and quicker cooking. The version explained here employs the slow-and-low approach, with butter, chives, and heavy cream added just before the eggs are done.

Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Creamy-soft scrambled eggs require slow cooking over low heat. Drier ones call for a hot skillet, less stirring, and quicker cooking. The version explained here employs the slow-and-low approach, with butter, chives, and heavy cream added just before the eggs are done.Penny De Los Santos
2. Let eggs sit until they just begin to stick to the bottom of the skillet, about 30 seconds. Begin stirring vigorously with a wooden spoon to break up the curds. Cook, stirring constantly, until eggs are almost set but still runny, 3-4 minutes.Penny De Los Santos
3. Add ¼ tsp. kosher salt, ½ tbsp. unsalted butter, 1 tbsp. heavy cream, and 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh chives and stir to combine. Return the skillet to medium-low heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggs cook to desired doneness, 1-2 minutes.Penny De Los Santos
4. Transfer to a plate and season with freshly ground black pepper to taste and 1 tsp. finely chopped chives.Penny De Los Santos