Campfire Eggs in an Orange

Feeds 1 hungry Boy Scout


  • 1 orange
  • 2 large eggs
  • salt & pepper
  • other seasonings of choice (optional)


  • 2 large pieces of foil
  • heatproof tongs (for grilling or camping)


  1. Light campfire and allow it to burn until hot coals develop
  2. Cut orange in half and scoop out pulp with a spoon from each half (snack on this while your eggs cook!). Run a knife along the insides of the orange peels to remove excess pulp
  3. Crack one egg into each orange peel half
  4. Season with salt, pepper and seasonings of choice if desired
  5. Wrap one piece of foil around each egg tightly
  6. Place foil-wrapped orange halves atop hot coals. Allow to cook 3-5 minutes to set
  7. Remove from coals using long, heat-proof tongs. Unwrap and allow orange halves to sit one minute to cool slightly before eating