13.360 Batch-Fried Eggs

Cycle 13 – Item 360

31 (Sat) December 2022

Batch-Fried Eggs


by me

at home

-Changgok, Sujeong, Seongnam, Gyeonggi, Republic of Korea-

with the Family

The main dish was chicken broccoli adobo.

These days, any dish with a fried egg topping calls for 2 eggs per person, so 8 eggs for the 4 of us.

As a time/energy-saving measure, I tried cooking the eggs in batches of 4 by cracking in the eggs all at once without bothering to separate them.  Ordinarily, I crack in the first egg, wait a few seconds for it to set, slide it to the side, then crack in the next one, and so forth, until 4 eggs are cooking individually, no overlapping edges (see for example 13.140 Chicken Bokchoy Adobo).  Kinda fun to watch them merge to form 1 large white with 4 yolks.  Prior to eating, however, the problem was trying to separate them into pairs, which didn’t come apart very easily or neatly or evenly.


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