Potato and onion hash with a fried egg (for one)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Another cool Nigella Lawson recipe for one person.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into half moons
  • salt
  • 2 cups waxy potatoes, with skin,diced into 1/2 inch pieces (10-oz.)
  • 14 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 large egg


  1. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add oil.
  2. When oil is hot, add onion and a sprinkling of salt; stir until onion begins to soften, about 1 minute.
  3. Add potato and cayenne to pan; reduce heat to low and cook, stirring frequently, until potatoes and onions are tender, caramelized and lightly browned, about 30 minutes.
  4. Push potato and onion hash to one side of the pan and increase the heat.
  5. Crack egg into pan and cook to taste.
  6. Spoon potatoes and onions onto a plate and top with the egg.


Most Helpful

Very easy and yummy. The amount of hash was enough for two of us, so of course I made two eggs. Used red onion, olive oil and added a bit of chopped green pepper.

LainieBug November 18, 2013

This was yummy! Simple and delish. Thanks for sharing. Made for Cookbook Tag.

lazyme January 18, 2012

This was excellent! I skipped the olive oil and used cooing spray but followed the rest of the recipe as written. Very tasty! Thanks so much for posting!!

mydesigirl April 13, 2009

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