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Machaca con Huevo Recipe
Huevo con machaca
is a quick, hearty Mexican breakfast made with dried beef, eggs, tomatoes, onion, garlic and cilantro. Top with chile Serrano and serve with warm tortillas.
Large frying pan or skillet
chile Serrano or jalapeño
(or 1 large tomato)
salt and pepper
Chop tomatoes and onion. Then finely chop garlic
, Serrano chili and cilantro.
Heat pan to medium and pour in cooking oil.
Add shredded beef to the pan and quickly stir. Be careful as oil may splatter.
Stir machaca constantly for three minutes, making sure beef doesn’t stick to the pan.
Add onions to the pan and stir to combine.
Add garlic. Cook for one minute, stirring constantly.
Add tomatoes and Serrano chile. Cook for one minute, stirring frequently.
Crack four eggs into a bowl and add salt and pepper to taste. Note that beef may already be salty, so taste the beef before adding salt.
Sprinkle cilantro on top of eggs and beat with a fork or whisk until well combined.
Pour eggs into the pan with machaca mixture. Increase heat and cook for two minutes, stirring constantly.
Serving Machaca con Huevo
Serve with a side of sliced tomatoes and avocados, and warm tortillas. Or roll into a taco or burrito for a quick, easy meal.
Pork for the dried beef
Jalapeño peppers for the chile Serrano
Mexican Food Journal - mexicanfoodjournal.com