Nigella Lawson's recipe for a fantastic brunch dish of simple scrambled eggs with a green chilli kick.


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 soft corn Tortillas

  • 1 Tomato seeds removed, roughly chopped

  • 1 spring onion chopped

  • 1 small green chilli deseeded and chopped

  • 4 Free Range Eggs beaten

  • 0.25 teaspoon sea salt or pinch table salt


  • 1.

    Heat the oil in a frying pan.

  • 2.

    Roll up the corn tortillas into a sausage shape, then carefully snip them into strips with a pair of scissors straight into the hot oil. Fry the tortilla strips for a few minutes until crisp and golden-brown, then remove to a bowl.

  • 3.

    Return the pan to the heat and add the tomato, spring onion and chilli. Stir fry for about a minute.

  • 4.

    Return the corn tortilla strips to the pan and add the beaten eggs and the salt. Using a wooden spoon, stir the egg mixture over a low-medium heat until the eggs are cooked to your liking.

  • 5.

    Divide the spicy scrambled eggs between two serving plates and serve immediately.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 319kj
  • Fat Total 23g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Protein 13g
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Sugar 3g
  • Sodium 429mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Recipe taken from Nigella's book, "Nigella Express"
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