Technique: Fried egg soft as wax

Technique: Fried egg soft as wax

Waxy eggs are a popular topping for salads and other dishes. The deep-fried variant gives the soft texture an extra crunchy flavor.

Material needed :

  • Pot with at least 6 cm high oil for frying, alternatively a deep fryer
  • 3 bowls for breading
  • Slotted spoon or metal strainer


  • soft or waxy boiled eggs,
    in this case size M, cooked 5 minutes
  • flour or potato starch
  • Whisked Egg
  • breadcrumbs or panko


  • Heat the frying fat to 175°C
  • Dip the eggs in flour, then dip in the beaten egg and finally coat in breadcrumbs
    –> there must be no gaps in the breading, the casing must close tightly
  • Fry eggs in deep fat
  • after exactly 5 minutes, the eggs were brown and crispy on the outside and not yet cooked on the inside