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Papas con huevo on a plate with a flour tortilla on the side
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Papas Con Huevo (Mexican potato and eggs)

Delicious Papas Con Huevos Revueltos is an easy recipe made with perfectly crispy potatoes and scrambled eggs. Enjoy the simple ingredients that give a Mexican twist!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 351kcal
Author Ana Frias

Equipment

  • Non stick skillet

Ingredients

  • 2 small potatoes or 1 large russet potato peeled (optional) and cubed
  • 1/4 cup avocado, vegetable or canola oil
  • 1/3 cup onions (yellow or white) chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup Anaheim chile (or jalapeño, serrano, etc)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • ground black pepper

Instructions

Parboil method for cooking the potatoes

  • Place potatoes in a small saucepan. Add enough water just to cover the potatoes. Cook on medium high for about 5 minutes or until the potatoes soften up just a little bit.
  • Drain the potatoes and place them on paper towel to remove dry them up a little bit. If you skip this process the hot oil will splash all over you!

Frying pan method for cooking the potatoes

  • In a medium to large skillet, add about 1/4 cup (enough so that it spreads on the entire skillet). Stir them often so that they cook evenly.
  • Once they're ready, set them on a paper towel to drain the excess oil.

Cooking the eggs

  • In a skillet set to medium high heat, add the oil. Once the oil is hot add the potatoes and cook for about a minute. (This process is for when using the parboil method of cooking the potatoes)
  • When the potatoes are almost ready, add the onions and chiles and cook until the onions are translucent. Note: Remove excess oil prior to adding the eggs
  • Lower the heat to medium low. Add the eggs, and cook, stirring continuously, until they just begin to set. Continue cooking until thickened and no visible liquid egg remains, about 2-4 minutes.
  • Serve immediately, with salsa, hot sauce, toast, tortillas, as tacos, etc.

Nutrition

Serving: 1plate | Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 766mg | Fiber: 4g