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

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

Another cool Nigella Lawson recipe for one person.

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  • 14.79 ml vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into half moons
  • salt
  • 473.18 ml waxy potatoes, with skin,diced into 1/2 inch pieces (10-oz.)
  • 1.23 ml 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.