Jajecznica z Boczkiem: Polish Scrambled Eggs with Bacon Delight


Immerse yourself in the heart of Polish breakfast tradition with our Jajecznica z Boczkiem, a simple yet profoundly satisfying dish that combines the hearty flavors of crispy bacon with the tender, fluffy texture of scrambled eggs. This beloved Polish breakfast staple is more than just a meal; it's a comforting reminder of home for many, offering a perfect balance of protein and flavor to start the day right. Whether you're looking to recreate a taste of Poland or simply want to elevate your breakfast game, Jajecznica z Boczkiem promises to delight with its straightforward deliciousness.

Jajecznica z Boczkiem: Polish Scrambled Eggs with Bacon Delight

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 2-3
  • Serving Size: 1 generous portion

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Protein: 22 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2 g
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 400 mg


  • 6 large eggs
  • 4 slices of bacon, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives or parsley for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a large skillet, cook the chopped bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove the bacon and drain on paper towels, leaving the bacon grease in the skillet.
  2. In a bowl, whisk the eggs with salt and pepper until well combined.
  3. Melt the butter in the skillet with the bacon grease over medium heat. Pour in the whisked eggs. Let them sit, undisturbed, for a few seconds, then gently stir with a spatula. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the eggs are softly set.
  4. Once the eggs are nearly done, stir in the crispy bacon. Cook for an additional minute.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with chopped chives or parsley.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • For creamy scrambled eggs, avoid overcooking. Remove from heat when they're still slightly runny; they'll continue to cook from residual heat.
  • Experiment with additional toppings like sautéed mushrooms, onions, or cheese for a richer breakfast experience.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use oil instead of butter?

Yes, oil can be used, but butter gives the eggs a richer flavor.

How can I store leftovers?

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator and consume within 2 days.

Can this dish be made in advance?

For the best taste and texture, it's recommended to serve Jajecznica z Boczkiem fresh.

Jajecznica z Boczkiem is a celebration of simplicity and flavor, making it a cherished start to the day in Polish households and beyond. This dish, with its comforting blend of eggs and bacon, invites you to gather around the table and enjoy the warmth of shared meals. Embrace the tradition, savor the flavors, and let this Polish scrambled eggs with bacon become a beloved part of your breakfast repertoire.