Probably its name derives from the colorful bird, a talking and waking bird well known in Venezuelan homes, but the most daring ones, we imagine a succulent arepa filled with a delicious combination of vegetables and spices, which give that special touch to that corn dough, a gastronomic icon all over the world. Today I will show you THE BEST AREPAS WITH SCRAMBLED EGGS (PERICO) STYLE
The filling of «Perico» is multicoloured, which is why they compare it with the plumage of that bird that has on its crest green, red, white, yellow, but also, it can have other colours since each one places its particular touch, What is undeniable is that it is on almost every Venezuelan table, especially on Sundays when most families meet for breakfast, accompanied by a coffee or freshly squeezed orange juice, which is why it is one of the most praised recipes of the population.
- 1 onion
- 1 large pepper
- 4 green onions
- 2 tomatoes
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 5 egg
- stir-fry vegetables for 5 minutes, with a touch of salt and pepper to taste,
- in a bowl mix 5 eggs and then pour into the pan with the vegetables
- mix with the vegetables until it has a texture
The «Perico» is simply scrambled eggs with onions, tomatoes, paprika, sweet peppers, chopped chives, cilantro, garlic, but there are different versions according to the taste of each person, adding everything from ham to bacon, and any other ingredient that makes you go straight to heaven. marlameridith.com has a different but very good recipe another way of preparing this type of dish.
Peel the onion, the pepper, the tomato, and the sweet chili, then chop it into small cubes, then heat the oil in a frying pan and place the onion, the pepper and the chili, fry it for a few minutes, then add the tomato, stir the preparation for several minutes, season with salt and pepper, add the beaten eggs until this half curd should be juicy, With a knife we open the arepas without separating.
if you do not know how to prepare the basic arepa here is the recipe them completely . https://www.twistedlatin.com/how-to-make-basic-arepas-venezuela-colombia-recipe/
Another recommendation, this pan to make the arepas is wonderful https://www.amazon.com/Farberware-Performance-Nonstick-Aluminum-11-h
let the fun begin…