Portuguese migas (crumbs) with poached eggs

Portuguese migas (crumbs) with poached eggs in a frying pan

Want to cook a traditional, nutritious and delicious meal for a winter lunch? We suggest you to prepare Portuguese migas (crumbs) with poached eggs, it will give energy to the cold days and it has a very Portuguese flavor!

Sometimes we want to prepare something simple, either because we have little time or because we forget to go shopping and the fridge is almost empty. This recipe needs few ingredients, and the most important ones, we usually have at home, bread, eggs, olive oil and water! Bon appetit!!!

HOW TO PREPARE PORTUGUESE MIGAS WITH POACHED EGGS:

Boil the water in a saucepan. Place the olive oil and the chopped garlic in a frying pan and saute over low heat for about 3 to 4 minutes. Add bread,Bread cut into pieces in a bowl season with a little salt and pepper and mix well. Pour the boiling water gradually and stir until the bread start to break down slightly. Sprinkle with chopped coriander, stir, add the eggs one by one and poach them about 7 to 8 minutes. Turn off the heat and let rest about 5 minutes. Season the eggs with a little pepper and serve.

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Servings:: 4
Prep Time:5 m
Cook Time:25 m
Total Time:30 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 600 grams (1 1/3 pounds) stale bread cut into pieces
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1.5 liters (about 6 cups) water
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)

Directions

  1. Boil the water in a saucepan.
  2. Place the olive oil and the chopped garlic in a frying pan and saute over low heat for about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the bread, season with a little salt and pepper and mix well. Then, pour the boiling water gradually and stir until the bread start to break down slightly. Sprinkle with chopped coriander, stir, add the eggs one by one and poach them about 7 to 8 minutes. Turn off the heat and let rest about 5 minutes.
  3. Season the eggs with a little pepper and serve.
Portuguese migas (crumbs) with poached eggs
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 669
Total Fat 33 g(51%)
Saturated Fat 6 g(29%)
Cholesterol 164 mg(55%)
Sodium 1134 mg(47%)
Total Carbohydrate 77.5 g(26%)
Protein 17 g
 

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