Fried Eggs Over-Hard on a white plate next to greens with breakfast potatoes and orange juice in the background (horizontal)

Fried Eggs Over Hard

There are so many ways to cook a fried egg, do you know the difference? Over-hard fried eggs are cooked through without a broken yolk.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword eggs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 165kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a saute pan over medium heat and add the oil
  • Once the oil is warm, crack open the eggs into the pan
  • If you want a broken yolk, do that now
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper
  • After a few minutes, once the eggs start to set, flip and cook the other side
  • Determine how cooked you want the yolk and take them off the heat when cooked to desired doneness


Calories: 165kcal | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 125mg | Potassium: 121mg | Vitamin A: 475IU | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.5mg