Shuk Shuka

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  • Published May 13th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings4
  • Calories346
An Arabic dish consisting of eggs, garlic and tomatoes. Taught to me by my ex-husband who is from Jordan. DELICIOUS! (I am guessing on the spelling of the title...)

Shuk Shuka Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Shuk Shuka for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 large fresh tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 pita bread rounds

Shuk Shuka Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Shuk Shuka, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Shuk Shuka is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Shuk Shuka within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Shuk Shuka easily:

  1. 1 Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped tomatoes and garlic, stirring occasionally, until liquid has cooked out of the tomatoes. Carefully break eggs over tomatoes without breaking yolks. Lightly season with salt, reduce heat, and cover.
  2. 2 Simmer covered for 20 minutes, or until yolks are fully cooked. Adjust seasoning with salt as needed. Serve with pita pockets.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 346 calories; 12 grams of fat; 43.6 grams of carbohydrates; 17 grams of protein; 279 milligrams of cholesterol; 438 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 16th 2015

    Love this! But the recipe as written is too bland. I add onion, garlic, turmeric, cumin, garam masala, use olive oil, cook in a cast iron skillet with the tomato mixture off to the side and ...

  2. Sep 23rd 2014

    This was a nice, different breakfast. I made as written, but 20 minutes of poaching the egg would have produce a hard egg. I poached for 5-6 minutes and had a soft yolk and cooked whites, ...

  3. Jun 22nd 2014

    Simple and delicious way to serve eggs. I added green onion and garnished with feta. I'd reduce the cooking time on the eggs to 8 minutes or so. Thanks to Crystal:)

  4. Apr 22nd 2012

    I remember eating a dish like this in Jordan many years ago. Good tomatoes and plenty of garlic - yum. My eggs didn't need to poach for 20 minutes though, more like 10 -12 minutes. The pi ...

  5. Oct 25th 2009

    This recipe is excellent for breakfast and easy to make. I add onions to the recipe for added flavor. If you don't have pita bread any bread can be substituted in its place. I was first i ...

  6. Jun 26th 2008

    This was ok, but bland. I decided to try it because I'm Arab and not a big fan of this dish (shak shooka) the way we make it, but this is very bland in comparison to the way we make it at ho ...

  7. Dec 12th 2007

    Hi, this was ok but found it was a little bland. Maybe better if you put some salt and black pepper or cumin on top before serving.

  8. Nov 21st 2007

    This recipe is amazing when the egg yolks get poached whole in the tomatoes. To do this, just make sure the pan you're cooking the tomatoes in is deep enough for the eggs to be totally cover ...

  9. Sep 17th 2007

    This is a nice fast vegetarian dish. Good tomatoes (local farmer's market or, even better, home-grown) make all the difference in this dish. I used shallots instead of garlic. UPDATE: I f ...