Whip up this Spanish favourite for lunch, brunch or dinner. It makes a nice, ultra-flavoursome change from ham, egg and chips!
3 tbsp olive oil
1 large onion, peeled and chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
½ tsp paprika (smoked paprika, if possible)
200-250g (7-8oz) chorizo, skinned and sliced into chunks
400g can chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp sherry
2 roasted peppers, drained from jar, thinly sliced
60g (2oz) frozen peas
70g pack Serrano ham
4 medium eggs
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
25cm (10in) ovenproof dish, greased
Serrano ham is similar to
Italian Parma ham, but has a deeper flavour and firmer texture and is less fatty.
Heat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Heat the oil in large frying pan and add the onion. Cook gently for a few minutes to soften, add the garlic and cook for a couple more mins.
Add the paprika and chorizo and fry for 5 mins. Stir in the tomatoes and sherry and simmer for 5 mins.
Mix in the peppers and peas. Pour into the dish. Crumple the Serrano ham into the dish. Make 4 hollows in the mixture and break in the eggs. Swirl some of the egg white into the tomatoes, but leave the yolks intact. Season and bake for 10 mins until the eggs have just set.
Nutritional information per portion
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.