12 Apr Copycat McDonald’s Scrambled Eggs – Keto, Low Carb Scrambled Eggs
These copycat McDonald’s scrambled eggs are a quick, keto-friendly alternative to fast food breakfast. Use them to make healthy, low carb versions of your favorite fast food restaurant breakfasts at home.
It’s a little strange for me to be posting a McDonald’s copycat recipe. I don’t generally eat McDonald’s or give it to my kids. (I wouldn’t feed it to any living thing for that matter now that I know better.) When I was younger, though, I really loved their McGriddles.
Maybe it can be argued that McDonald’s eggs are gluten-free and (now) cooked in real butter, but gluten-free doesn’t necessarily equal healthy, and I don’t really trust anything from fast food restaurants.
McDonald’s website states, “Our folded eggs, like the ones on a Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit, are made with liquid eggs that are pre-cooked and folded before being flash frozen by our suppliers. Once in our kitchens, they’re prepared on the grill with real butter.” YUM! Side note – Did you know IHOP adds pancake batter to their omelettes?
I’ve received great feedback on my chaffle recipes, especially my reuben chaffle and Big Mac chaffle. I thought a McGriddle chaffle would be spectacular, and yes – it is! (And no waxy aftertaste/texture like the original.)
I wanted to get the egg just right, so here’s the recipe for those who may just want it alone. Full Sausage, Egg and Cheese McGriddle Chaffle recipe coming soon!
COPYCAT MCDONALD’S SCRAMBLED EGGS – KETO, LOW CARB SCRAMBLED EGGS
- nonstick skillet with lid
- 1/2 tsp. salted butter
- 1 large egg
- 1 tbsp. heavy cream
- Whisk egg and heavy cream for 20 seconds until well mixed and small bubbles form.
- In an 8-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat. Don’t allow to brown. Ensure butter covers entire surface of the skillet.
- Pour egg mixture into the warmed skillet, swirling it around so that the egg covers the skillet evenly.
- Cover with a lid.
- Cook for one minute on medium-low or until the edges begin to sizzle and the top is set.
- Remove skillet from heat, and tip skillet to slide the egg onto a plate.
- Let rest for 30 seconds, and then use a silicone spatula to fold in half and then half again.
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