Crispy Fried Eggs in Ghee

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Fried Egg
    • Difficulty


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Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food

By Nik Sharma

Published 2018

  • About

Changing one ingredient can radically change the flavor of something as simple as a fried egg. You can season it simply with salt and pepper, but I also recommend a pinch of Garam Masala or Bacon-Guajillo Salt.


  • 1 Tbsp Ghee, plus more as needed
  • 1 large egg
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black


Heat the ghee in a small cast-iron or stainless-steel skillet over medium-high heat, swirling to coat. Turn the heat to low. Crack the egg into a small bowl, tip it into the skillet, and cook until the egg white sets and the edges become crispy, about 1½ minutes. Transfer the egg to a plate. If you want the white to set on top of the yolk, cover the skillet while you cook the egg. Season with a