I love making egg sandwiches on english muffins. But I always had difficulty getting perfectly round eggs until my I saw this clever tip of using a mason jar lid to fry eggs. Check out the video below:
What You’ll Need:
1 tsp salted butter
1 large egg
1 large mason jar lid (the ring part that screws on to hold the lid in place)
1. On the stovetop, heat a skillet over medium heat. Add the butter to melt. When the melted butter starts sizzling, your pan is hot enough to cook the egg. Place the mason jar ring in the skillet, then crack the egg into the ring. If you want to make sure the yolk is perfectly in the middle of the cooked egg, I lightly pushed the yolk with the cracked eggshell towards the center of the ring, and held it there for just a few seconds until the egg white was set enough on the bottom that the yolk no longer moved.
2. Turn the heat to medium low, and if you want to, you can cover the egg and lid with a small plate- this will help the egg white on the surface cook through without ending up with a browned bottom of the egg. Cook with the plate over top for 3-4 minutes, until the yolk is still runny but the white is no longer raw.
To make a great egg muffin sandwich:
1 English muffin
1 slice sharp cheddar cheese
handful chopped spinach
several avocado slices
(optional sausage, bacon, or any number of vegetable combinations you want to try)
1. Split the English muffin in half and lightly toast it in the skillet (you could do this step before or after you cook the egg).
2. Carefully slide the fried egg onto one half of the muffin, then top with the cheese, spinach, avocado and tomato, then place the other toasted muffin half on top to finish making the sandwich.