Best fried egg sandwich


  • Prep Time2 mins
  • Total Time7 mins
  • Makes1 Servings
Best fried egg sandwich

Jodi Pudge

Instead of hitting the drive-thru, make the best fried egg sandwich at home. Your tastebuds and wallet will be happier for it.


  • 1 egg

  • pinch salt

  • pinch black pepper

  • 1 English muffin

  • pat butter

  • slices of cheese, optional

  • 1 tsp butter, for muffin

  • bacon


  • Heat a small non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Place an egg ring or round cookie cutter (about 3¼ in. in diameter) in pan and place ½ tsp butter inside ring.

  • Beat 1 egg in a bowl with a pinch each of salt and pepper until egg white and yolk are mixed together.

  • Toast a split English muffin.

  • When butter in pan is melted and sizzling, pour egg into ring (it will begin to bubble), turn heat down slightly and cook for 3 min or until egg is almost fully set (top will still be runny). Run the tip of a knife inside the metal ring to loosen, pull off and flip egg in pan. Cook for 30 sec. or until just set. Top with ½ oz thinly sliced cheddar cheese and, if desired, 1 piece of cooked bacon.

  • Butter English muffin with 1 tsp of butter and place egg with cheese and bacon inside. Serve immediately or wrap in waxed paper to eat on the go.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 321, Protein 15g, Carbohydrates 28g, Fat 17g, Fibre 2g, Sodium 398mg.


Cook bacon in a single layer on a parchment-paper-lined rimmed baking sheet at 400F for 12 to 16 min .

This article was originally published on Jun 19, 2012

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