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Mexican eggs in the pan

 15 ratings

Cooking Time:20 mins

Serves:4 Adults


Mexican eggs in the pan

Eggs are a great way to start the day! Why not try eggs the Mexican way, also known as "Huevos rancheros", to spice up your day!


  • 1½ tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 8 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 5 scallions, chopped
  • 1 chilli, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon of sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh coriander, chopped


  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan
  2. Sauté the onion until golden
  3. Add the tomatoes, scallions and chilli then cook gently for 5 to 6 minutes
  4. Then add the garlic, cumin and sugar then season with pepper
  5. Break an egg in each quarter of the pan 
  6. Sprinkle with the chopped coriander
  7. When the eggs are cooked to your liking, remove from the pan and serve

What you will need

  • Frying pan
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with warm flat bread or pitta bread.

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