Medium-low heat is the key to the fluffy, creamy, melty texture of these scrambled eggs. This is part of Our site's Best, a collection of our essential recipes. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- Flaky sea salt (for serving)
Crack eggs into a medium bowl and add kosher salt. Using an immersion blender or whisk, whip eggs until completely homogenous and pale yellow in color, about 30 seconds.
Cook butter in an 8" nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. When foam subsides, add eggs and cook, undisturbed, until a thin layer of cooked egg appears around the edge of the skillet. Using a rubber spatula and broad sweeping motions, push eggs all the way around the circumference of the skillet, then across the bottom. Continue to push eggs around and across skillet until fluffy and barely set, about 2 minutes; they should still look runny on top. Immediately divide between 2 plates and sprinkle with sea salt.
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