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Serrano Ham and Poached Egg

This recipe for Serrano Ham and Poached Egg has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

If you would like to find out more about Orce Serrano Hams and the Serrano Hams then have a look at the article entitled Jamon Serrano / Jamon Iberico / Spanish Ham - Orce Serrano Hams or visit the web site

A simple tapa using freshly cut ham slices straight from the leg. A popular breakfast in Andalucia and can be served any time of the day.

Ingredients for Serrano Ham and Poached Egg

1 egg
6 slices of hand carved Serrano ham
Olive oil

How to make Serrano Ham and Poached Egg

  • To poach the egg heat up some water in a pan and add one tablespoon of vinegar.
  • Carefully crack the egg into the water and leave to simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan and gently fry the carved ham slices for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the egg from the water and serve with the ham slices.

For the perfect Andalucian breakfast accompany with freshly squeezed orange juice and slices of toast.

Serrano Ham and Poached Egg

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams