- 1 tsp. butter or margarine
- 1 large egg
- 1 Tbsp. boiling (or very hot) water
- Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat.
- Crack in the egg.
- Cook until whites are nearly fully set and then add the hot water to the skillet. Cover the skillet.
- Cook the egg in the covered skillet until the whites are set and the thin layer of whites that tops the yolk has turned white as well.
- Remove egg from skillet. Serve.