J. Kenji López-Alt Recipes

J. Kenji López-Alt has written for Serious Eats and The New York Times. His scientific food-lab approach is extremely approachable and makes his recipes some of my favorite to replicate at home.


The following are recipes that I've tried or adapted by J. Kenji López-Alt:

Breakfast Quesadilla

March 08, 2020

These breakfast quesadillas are a quick and easy breakfast option that can be made in one skillet pretty quickly. I like to use chorizo, as…

Egg McMuffin at Home

March 04, 2020

I strongly associate McDonald’s Egg McMuffins with my childhood, and it is still one of my guilty pleasures. I love to make these muffins at…

Soft-Scrambled Eggs

August 28, 2019

Scrambled eggs are really simple but there are a few tricks that will help get the exact outcome you want. First, is a tip from J. Kenji…


May 25, 2019

Though incredibly simple, soft-boiled egg recipes are incredibly difficult to write up and share on the internet because there are a number…

Fried Chicken Sandwich

May 05, 2019

I found out about J. Kenji López-Alt’s #betterthanchickfila challenge on twitter and I was excited to see that he has deconstructed the…

Crispy Pan Roasted Salmon

December 04, 2017

This is the quickest weeknight meal I make, I just grab salmon and maybe a bed of greens and I can have dinner on the table in about 1…

Will Chiong

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