Fried Matzoh


A delicious fried matzoh (or matzo) egg dish.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • ½ teaspoon vegetable oil

  • 2 cups hot water

  • 2 (6 inch) matzo sheets

  • 2 large eggs

  • teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 tablespoon butter, divided

  • kosher salt to taste


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a nonstick frying pan over low heat.

  2. Pour hot water into a bowl. Break matzoh sheets into small chunks and soak in hot water, about 2 minutes.

  3. Whisk eggs and 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt in a separate bowl. Strain matzoh and shake to remove excess water; stir matzoh into egg mixture.

  4. Pour heated oil out of the frying pan; place 1/2 tablespoon butter into the hot pan.

  5. Pour matzoh and egg mixture into hot butter; cover and cook until a pancake forms, about 10 minutes.

  6. Slide matzoh pancake onto a plate.

  7. Place remaining 1/2 tablespoon butter into the hot pan.

  8. Place a second plate over matzoh pancake and flip over, so the uncooked side is on the bottom.

  9. Slide matzoh pancake into the pan with hot butter; cover and cook until the bottom of pancake is browned, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and season with kosher salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

485 Calories
24g Fat
49g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 485
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 403mg 134%
Sodium 876mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 19g
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 232mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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