[Sca-cooks] A message for the silly season....
t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sun Aug 6 06:00:05 PDT 2006
>> Here is a question for the silly season: What happens when an egg
>> is "deep
>> fried" in it's shell?
>> Just a silly question that came up during a 2 hour drive for a demo
> I'd be really concerned about the possibility of a small explosion
> and the mother of all hot-oil splashes... deep-frying oil is a lot
> hotter than boiling water.
If you brought the oil up to boiling from cold with the eggs already in the
oil, it might not. Puncturing the shell for pressure relief might also
work, but I'd be worried that the coagulating protein might seal the hole.
Maybe we could turn this into an urban legend and get Mythbusters to
investigate for us.
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