Simple Egg Moqueca Recipe
The moqueca is a typical Brazilian dish with indigenous origin and that has spread especially in the states of Bahia and Espírito Santo. There is even a lot of discussion between Bahians and Capixabas about who invented the moqueca. Regardless of who would be the seller of the dispute, it is known that moqueca is one of the dishes that best represent Brazilian cuisine around the world!
There are many variants of moqueca, with different types of fish, heart of palm, shrimp and even egg, as we will show in this recipe. Simple, homemade food, made in a single pan and very economical! All these advantages make this simple egg moqueca recipe perfect to be part of your daily life, in addition to being a vegetarian moqueca option (valid for vegetarians who include eggs in their diet). Follow the step by step in photos here at TudoReceitas.
Ingredients for making simple egg moqueca:
3 tablespoons of olive oil
1 chopped red pepper
2 chopped tomatoes
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup of water (240 milliliters)
2 chopped garlic cloves
½ chopped onion
1 handful of green scent (parsley and chives)
1 pinch of salt
1 pinch of black pepper (optional)
How to make simple egg moqueca:
Place a pan over low heat and add the oil, garlic and onion. Sauté for a few minutes, until golden brown.
Tip: you don't need to prepare this egg moqueca under pressure because it is ready very quickly in the common pan!
Add the peppers, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Stir well and sauté for about 3 minutes.
Increase the heat to medium, add the coconut milk and water. Cover the pan and cook for another 10 minutes.
Lower the heat to a minimum and add the whole eggs. Cover the pan and cook for another 10 minutes, or until the eggs are in the consistency of your liking.
Finally, turn off the heat, add parsley and chives and serve next!
Delight yourself with this simple and easy egg stew accompanied by, for example, white rice and salad. Enjoy your food!
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Other moqueca recipes
As mentioned above, the moqueca is one of the stars of Brazilian cuisine! Nowadays we can find moquecas that have as protagonists the most diverse ingredients. If you love moqueca, check out these suggestions for moqueca recipes to vary the menu:
Northeastern tilapia moqueca
Fish stew with shrimp in clay pot