Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Perico is a popular South American styled scrambled eggs. It is a classical breakfast item that is popular both in Venezuela and Colombia.
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: Colombian, Vegetarian, Venezuelan
Servings: 2 people
Author: Nisha Ramesh
  • 1 large tomato , peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2 scallions , finely chopped
  • ½ small green bell pepper , finely chopped
  • ½ small red bell pepper , finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 pinch baking soda
  • Salt
  • Pepper , freshly ground
  1. Heat the oil in a skillet and cook the scallions and peppers over medium heat for 4 minutes, stirring regularly.
  2. Add the tomato and sauté again for 4 minutes, stirring regularly.
  3. In a bowl, mix the eggs very lightly with water and baking soda.
  4. Add the eggs to the pan.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and stir until the eggs are cooked.
  6. Serve immediately.