Garlic Chilli Butter Fried Eggs

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Garlic Chilli Butter Fried Eggs is a flavorful and spiced-up breakfast inspired by the Turkish dish cilbir. The eggs are cooked in a rich, spiced butter with crispy garlic slices and served over garlicky yogurt. Enjoy with crusty bread for a delightful one-pan breakfast experience.

Garlic Chilli Butter Fried Eggs

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Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 20 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 1 Calories: Approximately 250 calories per serving (calculated based on ingredients and serving size) Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



  1. In a pan, melt a knob of butter over medium heat.
  2. Add thinly sliced garlic to the melted butter. Allow the garlic to brown slightly.
  3. Once the garlic begins to brown, add your favorite spices: Gochugaru (or chili flakes), Zaatar, paprika, and sesame seeds. Adjust the quantities based on your taste preferences.
  4. Give the spice mix a good mix, then crack the eggs into the pan. Allow the eggs to cook through, basting them with the spiced butter for extra flavor.
  5. Garnish the eggs with more sesame seeds, scallions, and/or crumbled feta cheese if desired.


  • Customize the spice mix according to your taste preferences.
  • Adjust the spice levels by controlling the amount of Gochugaru or chili flakes.
  • This dish is a fusion of flavors, combining the richness of eggs with spiced butter and the creaminess of garlicky yogurt.
  • Perfect for a special breakfast or brunch occasion.
Keywords: butter garlic eggs, garlic fried rice, garlic, butter garlic egg

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