Eggs Poached on Tomatoes and Smoked Herring Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Tomatoes4 Medium, peeled and sieved
 Smoked herring3 Ounce, broiled for 5 to 7 minutes, skinned, filleted and crumbled
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Harissa1 Tablespoon
 Paprika2 Teaspoon
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm), thinly sliced
 Caraway seeds1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, pounded to a paste
 Sweet red pepper1 Medium, halved, seeded, deribbed and diced
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 418 Calories from Fat 319

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.2%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 218.5 mg

Sodium 286.5 mg11.9%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.7%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 13 g26.3%

Vitamin A 92.6% Vitamin C 101.3%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a skillet, stir the tomatoes, harissa, paprika, garlic and caraway seeds in the heated oil.
2) Gently stir in the herring and water, then simmer over a low heat for 5 minutes.
3) Stir in the red pepper and cook further over a low heat for about 20 minutes, or until the sauce is thickened.
4) Adjust the seasoning, if required, then gradually crack the eggs over the sauce.
5) Simmer over a low heat, until the egg whites are set.

6) Serve the Eggs Poached on Tomatoes and Smoked Herring, immediately on individual serving plates.