Huevos Rotos Recipe: Broken Eggs with Ham, Chorizo and Paprika
Huevos Rotos or Broken Eggs are a typical Spanish sandwich, tapas, eaten when you feel like it. This is a popular recipe in Spain. Give it a try and you will defiantly love make this delicious reciepe again and again
Like the patatas brava and the tortilla, this is another Spanish potato recipe. A recipe to put on your tapas table and share with family and friends. Would you like to learn how to make this cracked egg recipe at home? Let start!
Huevos rotos are a popular dish in Spain. Although there are several different variations of broken eggs, each recipe calls for a fried egg with a liquid yoke to be served over potatoes.
This popular dish but its recipe is comparatively simple although many places serve Spanish ham or chorizo in addition to potatoes and eggs. Even without meat, this special recipe is anything but tasteless.
Between garlic and onions mixed with potatoes, healthy smoked paprika sprinkles and a splash of fresh lemon juice, this little dish tastes great and is perfect to enjoy with any meal throughout the day.
Ingredients for Huevos Rotos
What ingredients do you need for this potato and egg recipe? Check out the list below:
- Rusty Potatoes
- Olive Oil
- Garlic Clove
- Paprika Powder
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- How to Make Huevos Rotos
How to make Huevos Rotos? Process explained below
Peel the potatoes and cook them until tender in 10 minutes, then drain and let them cool for 10 minutes before slicing the potatoes into round slices.
Give Heat to a pan over medium heat and add olive oil. Fry the potatoes on both sides until golden brown and crispy for about 57 minutes.
Do not squeeze the pan and leave space for the potato slices. Depending on the size of your pan, you may need several turns in the pan.
Remove the potatoes from the pan and set them aside in a bowl, then sauté the onions and garlic until soft and translucent, place on a plate and save.
Heat more olive oil and fry the eggs, leave the whole egg yolks to stand, place the eggs on a plate, put the potatoes back in the pan with the onion mixture and stir.
Season the potatoes with salt and pepper,
lay eggs on top and add a pinch of paprika powder, let stand for 34 minutes to heat the potatoes and eggs.
If you want to do this the authentic way, you need to slice the potato just like french fries.
You can make it and eat this Huevos Rotos Spanish dish as described in this recipe, as well as Optional Toppings you can add some great topping options like
- Chorizo – paprika-spiced sausage
- Morcilla – blood sausage
- Jamon – cured Spanish ham
- Pimientos – green peppers
Huevos Rotos with scrambled eggs is great as a side dish alone, but scrambled eggs are also great for more delicious tapas recipes, such as:
- Spanish empanadas
- Garlic shrimp tapas
- Spanish croquettes
With vegetables or a salad, this tasty dish goes together well
- Rice salad with tuna
- Honey garlic carrots
- Cheesy green beans