Solar Cooked Algerian Chakchouka With Eggs

Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is our solar cooked recipe for Chakchouka. Please watch the video on YouTube to see how we prepared it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine tomatoes and peppers in a small bowl. Season with salt & pepper. Then add 1 tablespoons of the olive oil. Toss ingredients together.
  2. Transfer to a dark round 9 inch cake pan and place the vegetable mixture on one side.
  3. On the other side of the pan, add onions, garlic, and paprika. Season with salt & pepper. Drizzle the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil over the onion- garlic mixture and put the butter on top.
  4. Place the pan of vegetable mixture in the solar cooker.
  5. Solar cook for 2 hours until the vegetables have softened then stir all ingredients together in the pan to combine.
  6. Solar cook for one more hour. Meanwhile, crack the eggs open into a bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. After a total of 3 hours of solar cooking the Chakchouka vegetable mixture, (When the vegetables look fully cooked and roasted), Use a wooden spoon to make 4 small indentations in the vegetable mixture to hold the eggs. Carefully pour one egg into each indentation.
  8. Continue to solar cook until the eggs are fully cooked (about 20-25 minutes).
  9. Garnish with parsley and serve with rice or with bread.