Arepas con Huevos

1
Jean Ray

By
@Sheepdoc

From About.com South American food

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1 c
masarepa
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
hot water
1 Tbsp
melted butter
4
eggs
vegetable oil for frying

How to Make Arepas con Huevos

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix masarepa and salt. Add hot water and melted butter. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit 10 minutes.
  • 2Reserve 2 tablespoons of dough. Shape rest of dough into 4 balls.
  • 3Place one ball between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and press with a heavy skillet until 3" in diameter and 1/3" thick.
  • 4Heat oil in skillet until small piece of dough sizzles. Fry arepas until golden on each side, 2-3 minutes. Place on paper towel.
  • 5When cool enough to handle, partially split arepas. Break egg into small bowl, then pour into arepas. Seal split area with extra dough.
  • 6Fry arepas about 3 minutes per side - less, if you like runny eggs, more if you like firm eggs. Season with salt and pepper.

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About Arepas con Huevos

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Latin American




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