Arroz con huevo frito or “rice with fried egg” is the perfect go to meal for when you’re hungry but also short on time. It’s great for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even as a snack. Plus its easy, economical and can be customized with your favorite garnishes to make it a simple yet flavorful meal.
I’ve been making arroz con huevo frito a lot recently.
It’s a really quick and easy meal for us which has been super important to me ever since we welcomed our baby girl last year.
Also, it’s becoming increasingly more important to make filling meals for my family that don’t contain meat as it can get way too expensive for a large family like ours.
What do I need to make arroz con huevo frito?
- cooked rice
- sesame seeds
- soy sauce
- green onion
I know some people prefer to fry their eggs in oil but I always fry mine in butter. It adds great flavor!
The sesame seeds, soy sauce, green onion, and avocado are all optional but I highly recommend you use them or at least some of them.
This is a very simple meal so the garnishes will help add some flavor and a little texture.
Is egg with rice good?
Yes, it’s absolutely delicious and it’s filling! Plus eggs are a good source of protein.
It’s cheap and most importantly it’s super easy to prepare especially if using leftover rice.
I usually always have leftover white rice in the fridge so all I have to do is heat that up while I fry my egg.
How to make arroz con huevo frito
Since the egg won’t take long to cook it’s a good idea to have the rice already warmed up and sprinkled with some sesame seeds.
Sometimes I even like to toast the sesame seeds. It gives them a nice nutty flavor. You should try it sometime.
Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat
When the butter starts to sizzle crack in the egg.
Let the egg cook at least until the white is set.
I don’t like sunny side up eggs. I prefer mine over easy.
So I flip my mine and let it cook just a little bit longer. But not so long that the yolk is no longer runny. I do love runny yolk.
However you can cook your egg however you like.
Lay the fried egg on top of the rice. While I do prefer my eggs over easy I have to admit sunny side eggs look so much prettier.
I like to garnish mine with green onion and sometimes diced avocado if I have it. I also like to add some soy sauce.
This is really good y’all. Sometimes I eat it as a late breakfast or sometimes as dinner.
It takes just minutes to prepare assuming you have leftover white rice in the fridge. I usually do.
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Arroz con huevo frito recipe
I really hope you enjoyed today’s easy recipe and I hope you’ll give it a try.
Arroz con huevo frito or “rice with fried egg” is really good anytime of the day!
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Arroz con Huevo Frito
Arroz con huevo frito or "rice with fried egg" is the perfect meal for when you running low on time and want something fast.
- 1 tbs butter
- 1 egg
- 1 cup rice cooked
- 1/2 tsp sesame seeds optional
- 2 tbs soy sauce
- green onions optional
- avocado optional
Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat.
When butter starts sizzling crack in the egg.
Let the egg cook until the white is set.
Then flip and cook a little bit longer for an over easy egg.
Sprinkle cooked rice with toasted sesame seeds if desired. Then place egg on top.
Pour about 2 tablespoons of soy sauce on top.
Garnish with green onions and diced avocado if desired.