Introduction: Sunday Brunch Salmon and Eggs

Deceptively simple recipe for scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. Pretty damn delicious, but can be hard to nail. Here are a few tips.

Step 1: Crack Eggs Into Bowl.

A friend of mine who's a cook recommended breaking eggs against the bottom or side of the mixing bowl rather than the edge; he claims there's less of a chance of getting eggshell in the egg mixture, and so far I've found him to be right.

Step 2: Whisk Eggs.

Whisk eggs (a fork also works just fine) and add a generous splash of milk or water.

Step 3: Heat Oil in Pan.

Any oil will do (or butter or margarine), but I used a few tablespoons of olive oil.

Step 4: Scramble the Eggs!

Pour the egg mixture into the pan. As the edges pale, start gently scraping the bottom of the pan with a spatula.

Step 5: Crumble Smoked Salmon

Separate the salmon from the tough skin and crumble into bite-sized pieces.

Step 6: Add Salmon to the Eggs.

When the eggs are almost ready to eat, add the pieces of smoked salmon so they can heat with the eggs.

Step 7: Add a Generous Sprinkling of Grated Cheese

I like the milder parmesan, but pecorino romano or a soft cheese will work well too. Make sure to add early enough so that the cheese has time to melt before the eggs are overcooked.

Step 8: Serve It Forth!

And enjoy...It's particularly lovely accompanied by a lightly dressed spinach salad.

Step 9: Don't Forget the Dishes!

If you soak the pan immediately, it will be a lot easier to clean the egg off.

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Aeshir made it!(author)2007-01-27

HAHAHA! 3RD! Lol I guess i've become one of those crazy annoying people who always do that.

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bob8898 made it!(author)2017-06-12

LOL FIRST INSTRUCTABLE REPLYING TO FIRST COMMENT

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super_me made it!(author)2016-08-19

Instructables should be proud of this!!!

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super_me made it!(author)2016-08-19

This is HISTORY! This is awesome. The first 'ible ever!!!!

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and with fried tomatoes.Unforgettable taste!

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capn_midnight made it!(author)2009-09-04

To get light, fluffy scrambled eggs, you need enough oil to thinly coat most of the bottom of the pan. There should be enough oil in the pan that when you pour the egg directly into the center of the oil puddle, it spreads out and does not touch bare pan. I like butter for this, both for the flavor and for how it spreads in the pan. Olive oil retains too much viscosity for my liking. Then, don't touch the eggs. Just don't. A spatula should never touch your eggs. Flip it with a toss. It's all in the wrist. Give it a bump forward, and as the egg is about to fall out of the pan, give the end of the pan a flick upward to redirect the egg over itself and back into the pan. You can practice with the heal from a loaf of bread. It's important to do it this way because it locks in the air that you whisked in previously. If you use the spatula, you'll disturb the air and flatten the egg. Pan flipping is the only way to cook eggs. Yes, if you get good enough, you can even do over-easy with the flip. I personally find it easier to pan flip than to spatula flip, because the spatula has to be found, then wiggled under the egg, and then turned, whereas the pan flip is one quick motion with no extra utensils.

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spark+master made it!(author)2015-09-22

That depends on how you like your eggs cooked. This a scramble, but you could do different. My family members like them rolled, or half cooked then stuffed and half the set eggs folded over the top.

I can flip eggs or spaulate them no issues, I can also crack 4 extra large eggs using one hand and not kill the yolks (for over easy).

when you want to learn to pan flip , practice with cold pan and dry rice, lentils , or other beans or corn kernels. CUZ when you miss frozen or dried green peas roll under stuff and eggs will make a mess. Flat objects will spread but nope as far.

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wow, Saul Griffith in the picture.

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Coolloom made it!(author)2015-09-20

FIRST INSTRUCTABLE

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treehog made it!(author)2014-11-04

Am I the only one that cringes when seeing that metal spatula in the non-stick pan?

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nope:)

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'sup

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Looks really tasty! (that makes me the first person to comment on the first instructable without the comment being about it being the first instructable!)

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1st instructable?

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is this really the first instructable ever?

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If so, then yours is the first comment on the first instructable!

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You have the first comment on the first comment of the first instructable.

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First 'Ible ever? Awesome!

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The funny thing is, most people probably wouldn't have noticed this if weren't the first Instructable. (By the way HAS anyone made this?)

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And it's the first i'ble ever created!  

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It is?

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yea, it is

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Ahhh, reminds me of "the Fat Lady" in Oakland. I admit, after the first time I had it there I went home and made it myself!

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Why did this come up under recent?

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very nice they should have a tastiest breakfast contest

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Man you beat me to it

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Yay!Finally!I beat someone at something.

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Lucky...

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Did arwen ever actually send back that Netflix? Or is it still sitting on his breakfast table?

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Great, the first instructable, how interesting. Hmm

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This dish looks good.. And I amazed that your first instructable ever has very little views..

5 stars! To help you get more views...

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yes. Look down and you would have seen though :)

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hi

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is this the very first instructable ever?

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*nod*

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Derin made it!(author)2008-11-23

first instructable ever!

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i dont understand how this only has 1000 views. it has been around for a long time.

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i do. this was the 1st ible posted, and not many ppl had an account back then. this was soon forgotten.

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temp made it!(author)2008-04-17

i'm suprised it only has 14 comments.

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it's 16 because you forgot to add your self. :-)

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it has been here for so long and it tastes damn good. like dsman said i really dont understand how there an only be so few views. anyway...+1

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Almost 2,000 views now (1,930 views)

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First Instructable ever, nice

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Wow! The first ible ever!

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The first Instructable of 13,837.

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