Mexican Migas


This is an easy Mexican breakfast dish that everybody loves. It's also great for brunch.

cast iron skillet with Mexican Migas topped with jalapenos and avocado
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • pound Mexican raw chorizo, casings removed

  • 5 (6 inch) corn tortillas, torn into bite-sized pieces

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped, or more to taste

  • 8 eggs, lightly whisked

  • hot sauce to taste

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced

  • 1 avocado, diced

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 1 cup grated smoked Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup sour cream


  1. Grease a large skillet with olive oil and place over medium-high heat. Add chorizo and cook until chorizo begins to get crispy, 5 to 6 minutes. Add torn tortillas and cook until crispy and golden brown, 7 to 8 minutes. Add onion, jalapeno, and garlic; cook until vegetables start to get tender, 5 to 6 minutes.

  2. Pour in eggs and hot sauce and cook, stirring occasionally, until eggs are close to your desired doneness, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in tomatoes, avocado, lime juice, and Cheddar cheese. Continue cooking until eggs are scrambled to your desired doneness. Portion migas into serving bowls and top each with a dollop of sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

499 Calories
37g Fat
22g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 499
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 272mg 91%
Sodium 603mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 18mg 89%
Calcium 255mg 20%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 625mg 13%

* 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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