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sumac eggs on a plate with the yolk runny

Sumac Sunny Side Up Eggs

  • Author: Lily
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Sumac sunny side up eggs fried in olive oil are a great way to jazz up your morning egg routine in only 5 minutes.


  • 4 farm fresh, free-range, or "happy chicken" eggs
  • 1.5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried sumac spice
  • salt to taste


  1. In a nonstick skillet on high heat, add the olive oil. Let the olive oil to get hot for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Swirl the oil around in the pan to coat the surface evenly.
  2. Crack the eggs into the hot oil. If desiring runny sunny side up eggs, cook until the eggs whites are cooked through (about 2 minutes). If desiring a cooked egg yolk, turn the heat to medium and cover with a lid (about 4 minute total cook time). Remove from the stovetop once the eggs are cooked to desired consistency.
  3. Season with salt and sumac spice. Serve immediately.


  • Substitute equal parts butter, coconut oil, avocado oil, and ghee in lieu of olive oil if desired. For example, substitute 1.5 tbsp of butter for 1.5 tbsp of olive oil.
  • The nutrition doesn't account for hash browns or bread.
  • Season the eggs with sumac and salt once the egg whites have cooked through.
  • Prep Time: 0 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern


  • Serving Size: 2 eggs
  • Calories: 230 calories
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 200 mg
  • Fat: 20 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 16 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 12 g
  • Cholesterol: 370 mg

Keywords: sunny side up eggs, fried eggs, sumac eggs, Lebanese eggs, Lebanese fried eggs, how to fry eggs

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