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Chilli SPAM & Eggs

Chilli SPAM & Eggs is a hearty meal suitable to make whilst camping, packed with nutritious ingredients it will keep your fellow campers happy and healthy!
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword camping, SPAM, spicy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 26 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 4
Author Camilla Hawkins


  • 2 tbsp Rapeseed oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 Tub or can of 200g SPAM Chopped Pork and Ham diced into ¾ cm squares
  • 1 Green pepper chopped into chunks
  • 1 Tin of chickpeas drained
  • ½ tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Coriander
  • 2 Cartons crushed tomatoes with chilli
  • 150 mls Water
  • 4 Eggs
  • 2 Large handfuls grated extra mature Cheddar about 85g
  • Ground black pepper


  • Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat and fry the onion gently for 2 minutes (you don’t want it to brown).
  • Push the onion to one side and add the diced SPAM Chopped Pork and Ham and fry until golden on all sides.
  • Add the green pepper and fry for another 3 minutes mixing everything together.
  • Add the spices and chickpeas and heat through for a minute.
  • Add the 2 cartons of tomatoes with chilli, black pepper and 150 mls water and simmer with a lid on for 10 minutes (if you have no lid you could use foil).
  • Then place four eggs on the chilli (equally spaced) and scatter over the grated Cheddar.
  • Return the lid and cook until eggs turn opaque (about 10 minutes).
  • Serve with crusty bread or toast to mop up the juices.