Soft-Scrambled Eggs Recipe

Soft-Scrambled Eggs Recipe

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik. Video: Serious Eats Video]

This recipe produces moist scrambled eggs with medium-sized curds.

  • Yield:Serves 1
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) milk (optional; see note)
  • 1/2 tablespoon (7g) unsalted butter
  • Freshly ground black or white pepper


  1. 1.

    In a small bowl, beat eggs with salt and milk (if using) until no visible egg whites remain. In a small nonstick skillet, combine beaten eggs with butter. Set over medium heat and cook, stirring with a silicone spatula, until eggs are moist and just beginning to set. Remove from heat and continue to cook, stirring, until eggs have just set into soft curds; return to heat briefly if needed to cook slightly more. Season with pepper and serve right away.