This scrambled eggs recipe ("Rühreier") is so easy to make. You'll learn how to make scrambled eggs that are fluffy and yet creamy. Great for a German breakfast, lunch, or a light supper.
Making scrambled eggs that are fluffy and creamy starts with the right technique.
Use 1 tablespoon of liquid, either water or milk, for each egg using 2 eggs for each person. Then, using a whisk, whip the eggs, liquid, and salt until foamy.
Make sure that the yolks and egg whites are well mixed and that you don't see any separation.
Use a non-stick pan if possible. That way you don't need to add any fat. However, if you're using fat, butter works best. Heat the pan just warm enough to melt the butter before adding the egg mixture.
Use a wooden spoon to move the egg mixture that's cooked to the edges of the pan so that the uncooked egg can be cooked. The eggs are done when the bottom is done and the top is still a bit soft and creamy.
Want nutritional information for a recipe? Copy and paste the ingredient list and the number of servings into Calorie Count. It will give you an approximate calculation.
Download FREE "Herbs & Spices in the German Kitchen" NOW
by Subscribing to my FREE monthly Newsletter
Experience Germany: food, people, country, & RECIPES!
"Just like Oma's"
Recommended by Chef Glenn
"Sehr Gut, Gerhild!
Your Quick Fix Soups e-book is wonderful. My Swiss wife is going to love the soups that I make for her with your recipes. She already loves my soups, but your e-book will greatly expand the variety
Thank you for making the recipes easy to follow and see with the beautiful photos. The extra tips and options that you give after each recipe are very helpful. Thanks for the printable recipe cards, too!"