phraseRelated wordsCompare over easy with sunny side up, which describes a fried egg that is cooked on one side only, with the yellow part on top.
(Hospitality (hotel): Food and drink, breakfast) If a fried egg is served over easy, it is cooked on both sides. ⇒ We would like a couple of eggs over easy, bacon, and coffee. ⇒ He ordered one egg sunny side up and one egg over easy. ⇒ To make an egg over easy, flip it and fry it briefly on the other side.
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