[RECIPE] Fried eggs with extra virgin olive oil
Chicken eggs are very nutritional. The high quality and bioavailability of their protein make them a great nutrient source. They are also very healthy because they only contain approximately 70 calories and fried with extra virgin olive oil Picual are delicious.
Something as simple as a fried egg can be an exquisite delicacy at the same time. It all depends on the raw materials you use for this delicious dish.
We opted for chicken eggs, widely used in many kitchens of the world due to the many benefits and properties they confer on the body.
Its very high nutritional value is irreproachable, as the Institute of Egg Studies assures. This is why it is considered one of the most complete foods in existence, as it is able to create a complete living being by itself.
The high quality and bioavailability of its protein make it a great source of nutrients. In fact, it has more nutritional value than meat, fish or milk.
In addition to containing all kinds of vitamins in high doses, with the exception of vitamin C, its fatty part is found only in the yolk and is composed of unsaturated fatty acids. The egg is therefore rich in oleic acid, the main component of extra virgin olive oil, and one unit contains only 70 calories.
1 egg a day
The Institute of Egg Studies assures that eating one egg a day is absolutely compatible with a healthy diet. The false idea that eating eggs could increase cardiovascular risk due to their effect on plasma cholesterol levels no longer has any scientific support after the results of numerous studies.
There is no doubt that consuming eggs with extra virgin olive oil on a daily basis will help reduce the risk of suffering from cardiovascular and liver diseases.
Once you know the many properties of eggs, dare to make the most of them in the kitchen with this simple and delicious recipe.
INGREDIENTS (2 pax)
- Extra virgin olive oil Magnun Sess Organic
- 4 chicken eggs
- 1 bunch of chives
- Garlic powder
- Ground pepper or chili powder
First, we peel, clean, dry and chop the chives into small portions.
Later, in a frying pan we cook them over a low heat together with the extra virgin olive oil Magnun Sess Organic, salt, garlic powder, ground pepper or chili powder. We are passionate about Chilean gastronomy, so we usually use chili, also known as aji, but you can use the ingredient you like best.
When the sauce is ready, we reserve it.
In parallel, we add extra virgin olive oil Magnun Sess Organic to a frying pan and, when it is hot, we add the egg and a pinch of salt to fry it. With a wooden spoon, we add oil to the yolk to fry it too. We remove it when it is at our taste.
IMPORTANT: Before adding the egg to the frying pan, it is very important that the oil is very hot, without smoking. Extra virgin olive oil can reach 180-200 ºC without burning.
We served two fried eggs on a shallow dish. Then we add the chopped chives.
Now they are ready to be tasted with a good bread!
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