Are you fed up of eating your eggs in the same old manner? Well, how about try out some of these unconventional methods for cooking eggs so you will no longer have to eat your eggs in the same way every day.

Perfect easy to peel hard boiled eggs with steamer

Here are 20 unconventional methods for cooking eggs:

Perfect easy to peel hard boiled eggs with steamer

Add water to a large pot. Place steamer insert inside, cover, and bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add eggs to steamer basket, cover, and continue cooking, 6 minutes for soft-boiled eggs or 12 minutes for hard-boiled. Place the eggs in cold water or just run the eggs under tap water and gently peel off the eggs.

Poach eggs in microwave or air fryer –

Spray each ramekin or heat proof bowl with non-stick cooking spray and set them into the basket of the air fryer with 3 tablespoons of water in each cup. Preheat the Air Fryer (with the cups of water in it) to 400 degrees for 5 minutes.

Carefully open the air fryer so the water does not spill water out of the cups. Crack one egg into each cup. Cook on 360 degrees for 5-6 minutes.Use a spoon to gently lift it out of the cup onto your plate or onto a piece of toast.

Omelette waffles

To make omelette waffles, you can beat your eggs just like you would for a regular omelette (the consistency will resemble thinner waffle batter). Then, grease your waffle maker and heat it well and then pour in the egg mixture and there you’ll have it – omelette waffles.

Muffin tin eggs

You can make muffin tin eggs, by greasing egg muffin tin with oil or butter and cracking an egg into each of those moulds and then baking it until they’re done. You could also, beat the eggs (like an omelette) and add in your muffin tins ingredients of your choice like chopped tomatoes, mushrooms, cheese etc and then pour in the beaten egg mixture and bake or cook until done


Perfect Scrambled Eggs with Sieve

In a small bowl, beat the eggs with the salt until they are homogenous. Heat a saucepan over medium-low heat and add the butter. When the butter has melted, strain the beaten eggs through a sieve into the pan. Cook, continually whisking the eggs, until they thicken yet are still very creamy and not completely set. Spoon the eggs onto warm serving plates and serve immediately.

Sheet pan eggs

You can either beat all your eggs or crack them one by one, whichever you prefer. First, make sure to line your sheet pan with butter or oil, before cracking the eggs into them or pouring in the beaten mixture. Then, bake them in the oven until its done. Season and eat hot.

Grilled eggs

If you have a barbecue griller with light coals (not direct flame or heat), then place your raw eggs on the griller grates and cover them with a lid and let them cook for around 10 minutes to get tasty jammy or soft-boiled eggs.

Ramen eggs or jammy eggs

Bring some water to a boil (say around ½ an inch full of water in a pot), over medium heat. Then, place the eggs in the pot (use tongs as the water will be hot) and remember that the eggs will not have to be submerged in the water for this hack.

Next, cover the pot and let the eggs cook on medium heat for 6 ½ minutes exactly (if you want the yolk gooey/runny) and for 8 minutes exactly (if you want the yolk semi-cooked). Then, remove from the heat, drain out all the heated water and run cool tap water over the eggs for around 30 seconds to a minute, to stop them from cooking any further. Lastly, gently peel of the shell and the Ramen eggs or jammy eggs are ready to eat!

Korean sauna roasted eggs

Korean sauna roasted eggs

Eggs should kept at room temperature for at least 2 hours. After two hours, move the eggs into the rice cooker then dissolve the salt (1/2 tsp) in the water (3/4 cup) and pour it onto the eggs. Cook it for 50 mins in a rice cooker. Peel the eggs and serve with salt.

Egg in a hat eggs

Take a slice of bread and cut out the middle portion. Then, line a pan with oil and heat it up. Thereafter, place the slice of bread (with the hole) and then crack the into the holed portion (sunny side up) and then let it cook until done and its then ready to eat hot.

Cooked eggs in a slow cooker

You can grease your slow cooker with oil or butter and then use it to make yummy sow cooked eggs.

All you need to do is beat the eggs well (like you’d do for an omelette) or you could even use a large batch of eggs, just cracked and put in and leave it to cook until its ready the way you like it. This way you can have a large batch of eggs, all at one time.

Smooth fluffy Chinese Steamed eggs

Add 2 eggs to a bowl with 1/4 cup of hot water. Add salt and mix everything really well. Strain into a wide flat bowl. Remove any bubbles from surface with a spoon and over the bowl. Bring water to a boil in a steam, place the bowl and steam on medium-low for 14 mins. Top with soy sauce, sesame oil, spring onion and enjoy.

Cloud eggs or egg nests

You will need to separate your egg whites (albumin) from the yolk for this recipe. The egg whites will have to be beaten well using a hand mixer or beater to be able to get still peaks (make sure to add a pinch of salt into the egg whites while beating).

Then, pour them into ramekins or directly onto a baking sheet (if thick enough), add in the egg yolk at the top and then bake until they are done.

Tip: You can also add in a little grated cheese into the mixture.

Over-easy eggs

To make over-easy eggs, you will have to add a little additional oil into your pan, before you crack the egg in sunny side up.

Then, once the base of the egg starts to brown, till the pan to one side and using a spoon, take little of the heated oil and continuously keep pouring it on top of the yolk, until a white film forms and thereafter, they are ready to eat.

Poached eggs in strainer

Bring a pot or deep pan with water to boil. Crack and egg on a strainer and keep the strainer in hot water. Use a spoon to push the egg whites in the middle. Once the egg is done and you can gently remove it from the water, place onto a plate, season and eat it hot.

Perfect sunny side up with water

Once the butter is melted, crack an egg directly in the skillet. Reduce the heat to medium. Cook the egg, uncovered, until the whites turn from opaque to white (about 1-2 minutes).

Once the whites have gone from translucent to a white appearance, add the water to the skillet (around the edge of the eggs) and immediately cover the lid on the skillet. Cook for 2-4 mins, runny yolk – 2 mins and fully cooked yolk 4 mins. Add salt and pepper and serve.