Breakfast

Crispy Fried Feta Egg Tortilla

The Crispy Fried Feta Egg Tortilla is a viral recipe and for good reason too! The egg is fried and cooked in feta cheese which gives it a crispy, crunchy texture and is eaten on top of a tortilla that has smashed avocado, chili oil crunch and honey.

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a Crispy Fried Feta Egg on top of a Tortilla

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Crispy Fried Feta Egg Tortilla is going to be your new favorite breakfast.
  • The egg is fried and cooked in a feta cheese circle.
  • The feta cheese gets soft, gooey and then crispy giving it the best texture.
  • Enjoy on top of a tortilla that has smashed avocado, chili oil crunch and honey.
  • It’s the perfect balance of sweet and spicy.
  • This breakfast recipe is also high protein and gluten free if using a gluten free tortilla.
  • If you loved this breakfast item, be sure to check out Cottage Cheese scrambled eggs for another great one!

Ingredients And Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Crispy Fried Feta Egg Tortilla. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

Use pre-crumbled feta cheese for this recipe which contains less moisture than a block of feta.

Lightly coat the frying pan with your choice of oil, such as extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil or avocado oil.

Crack an egg in the center of the feta crumbles, I like to use pasture raised eggs for a bright orange yolk.

For added heat and flavor, add in a drizzle of chili oil crunch to the fry pan.

Serve this crispy fried egg on top of a tortilla that has smashed avocado, lime juice and finish it off with a drizzle of honey.

all the ingredients that you need to make this recipe in individual containers

How To Make

ONE: Preheat a skillet to medium to low heat. Add in a small drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, and then carefully add on the feta crumbles creating a circle with a hole in the center.

feta crumbles on a skillet with a fried egg in the center and chili oil crunch on top

TWO: Next, crack an egg in the center and then drizzle with chili oil crunch.

THREE: Cover and let the egg cook for 3-5 minutes.

the egg after being covered

FOUR: In the meantime, toast a tortilla on the stove top and then add on smashed avocado and a squeeze of lime juice.

FIVE: Using a spatula, carefully scrap out the crispy fried egg and place it on top of the avocado smashed tortilla. Drizzle with honey and enjoy!

a fried egg added to the tortilla and drizzled with honey and cilantro

Tips And Tricks

Use pre-crumbled feta for best results.

To prevent any sticking, grease a non-stick pan with oil. But be carefully when adding in the feta crumbles because oil will splatter.

Add chili oil crunch to the fried egg while it’s cooking for added flavor.

How To Serve And Store

Serve this Crispy Fried Feta Egg on a Tortilla that has smashed avocado and lime juice. Finish it off with a drizzle of honey for the perfect sweet and spicy flavor combo.

This fried egg is best served immediately to enjoy that crispy texture. Otherwise, you can store the egg in an airtight container in the fridge. Reheat on the skillet until warm.

a hand holding the tortilla folded in half like a taco

Taste And Texture

Crispy Fried Feta Egg Tortilla is sweet, savory and just a little spicy. The chili oil crunch is added for flavor more than heat, so don’t worry too much if you can’t handle a lot of spice.

The texture is soft, crunchy and crispy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use goat cheese instead of feta?

yes totally!

Is the chili oil crunch really spicy?

no, it’s not! I can’t handle spice that much and I love it.

Where do I get chili oil crunch?

I get mine at Trader Joe’s, but most grocery stores sell it.

Other Recipes You May Like

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Crispy Fried Feta Egg Tortilla

The Crispy Fried Feta Egg Tortilla is a viral recipe and for good reason too! The egg is fried and cooked in feta cheese which gives it a crispy, crunchy texture and is eaten on top of a tortilla that has smashed avocado, chili oil crunch and honey.
Pin Recipe
PREP TIME:
5 minutes
COOK TIME:
5 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
10 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup feta crumbles
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp chili oil crunch
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, smashed
  • 1 tsp fresh lime juice
  • drizzle of honey

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

1 serving

Directions

  1. Preheat a skillet to medium to low heat. Add in a small drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, and then carefully add on the feta crumbles creating a circle with a hole in the center.
  2. Next, crack an egg in the center of the feta crumbles and then drizzle with chili oil crunch.
  3. Cover and let the egg cook for 3-5 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, toast a tortilla on the stove top and then add on smashed avocado and a squeeze of lime juice.
  5. Using a spatula, carefully scrap out the crispy fried egg and place it on top of the avocado smashed tortilla.
  6. Drizzle with honey and enjoy!

Notes

  • Use pre-crumbled feta for best results.
  • To prevent any sticking, grease a non-stick pan with oil. But be carefully when adding in the feta crumbles because oil will splatter.
  • Add chili oil crunch to the fried egg while it's cooking for added flavor.

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