How hot should a skillet be for cooking eggs?
Eggs need to reach a temperature of 158*F to cook through. Sidewalks can usually get up to 145*F. The hotter the day, the more likely your egg will fry. Using a good heat conductor (i.e. a frying pan) is also important.
What setting should I cook my eggs on?
For sunny-side up: In a small nonstick over medium heat, melt butter (or heat oil). Crack egg into pan. Cook 3 minutes, or until white is completely set.
What temp are eggs safe to eat?
In their recommendations for food service establishments, the Food and Drug Administration Food Code recommends that eggs for immediate service be cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperature should be maintained for 15 seconds.