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Microwave Mexican Coffee Cup Scramble


On Friday, October 10, 2014, more than 150 nations around the world will be celebrating World Egg Day! Did you know that Mexico leads the way in egg consumption per capita at 335 eggs per person per year? To help get the day started right, try out the American Egg Board’s recipe for a Mexican Coffee Cup Scramble. It is delicious, simple and the perfect way to celebrate World Egg Day. Check out www.incredibleegg.org for more egg-inspired recipes.

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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ½ Cup frozen shredded hash browns
  • Salt and freshly ground black peppper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • Salsa
  • Shredded Mexican cheese blend


Coat a 12-ounce microwave-safe coffee mug with cooking spray and add hash browns.

Microwave on high for 1 minute. Add the egg and water; beat until blended. Microwave on high for 30 seconds; stir. Microwave until the egg is almost set, 15 to 30 seconds longer.

Season with salt and pepper and top with salsa and cheese as desired. Enjoy!