This Simple Everyday Ingredient Is Going To Transform Your Scrambled Egg Experience 5 years ago

This Simple Everyday Ingredient Is Going To Transform Your Scrambled Egg Experience

We thought scrambled-eggs-on-toast was one of the few dishes we could ACTUALLY call a speciality.

But turns out, our scrambled eggs are sub-standard, no matter how good our whisking skills are.

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Cosmopolitan writer Joanna Saltz has uncovered the secret chef ingredient that leads to dreamy, creamy scrambled eggs.

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Uncovering the yummy recipe, she reflected on a "dreamy breakfast experience" at a famous restaurant, whereby she discovered that the chef was adding sour cream to his scrambled eggs.

She writes: "Many people add milk or half and half to their eggs before they put them in the pan, but sour cream offers that same creaminess, but with a little more body.

"It adds a very subtle depth of flavour: I'd say it's tangy, but it's almost more of a sweet sourness. You know it's there, but you also kind of don't. "

Sold? Here's how you incorporate it.

Saltz recommends adding roughly one scoop of sour cream per egg, but whisking the eggs up separately before you add the sour cream.

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"Then cook your eggs with plenty of butter (I use about 2 tablespoons), and pull them just before they're dry (they'll continue cooking a tiny bit before they're plated). The result: delightfully light eggs—and bragging rights."

We've tried it, and trust us - it's transformative.