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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
  • 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.

  4. Add the eggs to the pan.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and stir until the eggs are cooked.
  6. Serve immediately.