Migas- my way

Migas- My Way

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Diana Cavazos

By
@IAgardener55

I make these whenever I have a bunch of tortilla chips crumbled at the bottom of the bag, or when I have a ton of corn tortillas that need to get used. Or, when I feel like making a hearty, stay-with-you-all-morning breakfast. This is saved for a Saturday or Sunday morning so I can pick at what's left all day long!!! Serve them with a side of beans, (recipe posted earlier), some fruit, a cup of juice or coffee, and you're set. Hope you'll give this a try when you have all of those crumbled chips.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 2-3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4+ c
    tortilla chips, crumbled or
  • 6-12
    corn tortillas, cut, or torn into bite sized pieces (3 per person)
  • 1/2 large
    white onion, large dice
  • 1 large
    jalapeno, fresh, minced
  • 1/2-1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 2-4 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded (optional)

How to Make Migas- my way

Step-by-Step

  1. If using corn tortillas, cut into 1x2" squares, or tear into bite sized pieces. If using chips, crumble any that are too big to be bite sized. Cut onion to large dice, set aside. Cut jalapeno to smaller dice (after you easily remove seeds and membrane with a spoon), for less heat; set aside. (You can also use a serrano pepper, minced, if you prefer. They are hotter, so caution.)
  2. Heat oil in a 10", or 12" nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat until oil just starts to shimmer. Add corn tortillas, or chips, and fry tortillas until crisp, 5-10 minutes or so, stirring frequently. (Fry chips until warmed through, 2-3 minutes.) Salt to taste; more for tortillas, less for chips.
  3. Reduce heat to medium, add onion and hot pepper of choice; continue stirring. When onions become translucent, add eggs, and cheese, if using. Allow eggs to set, flipping so all egg is cooked, but not dry. I use 3 tortillas/1 egg/1 person; 1 cup chips/1 egg/1 person. We like lots of onion and hot pepper, so use what suits you. If you want more eggs holding everything together, do that. They're your migas.
  4. Serve with beans, boiled or refried, a few slices of avocado, fresh fruit, a hot cup of coffe, and enjoy! Let me know what you think. But DON'T throw your crumbled chips away again. I've even used 2 or 3 different kinds of chips at the same time!!

Printable Recipe Card

About Migas- my way

Course/Dish: Eggs
Regional Style: Mexican



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

Casserole Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Casserole Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Everybody loves a good casserole recipe. No matter if it is breakfast, lunch, or dinner, a casserole is an easy, go-to option for feeding the family. Not only that, but casseroles also make for great leftovers! Full of flavor and quick to prepare, you’re going to love these casserole recipes.

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

14 Lazy Weeknight Dinner Ideas


Having one of those “ugh, I don’t feel like cooking” kind of days? These fix it and forget it recipes are here to save the day. Super easy with minimal prep work, you won’t have to stand over a stovetop for an hour to make these weeknight meals. With little effort, you’ll have a family-approved […]

Flavor-Packed Chicken Dinners

Flavor-Packed Chicken Dinners


Say goodbye to basic chicken dinners and hello to flavor-packed ones. I always have chicken stashed in the freezer ready to thaw. With its neutral flavor, based on ingredients I have handy I can create a dish that satisfies my taste buds. “My husband loves spicy Asian dishes, so it wasn’t a surprise when a […]