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mexican-style scrambled eggs

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Vicki Butts (lazyme)
Grapeview, WA

In traditional Mexican cooking, this dish is known as Migas. Typically consisting of eggs, day-old tortillas, onions, garlic, and chiles, it's an inexpensive and easy way to feed a crowd. Make sure to use baked rather than fried tortilla chips, because they are far less greasy.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mexican-style scrambled eggs

  • 6 lg
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 c
    baked tortilla chips, broken into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1
    onion, chopped medium
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    jallapeno, stemmed, seeded, minced
  • 2 oz
    pepper jack cheese, shredded (1/2 cup)

How To Make mexican-style scrambled eggs

  • 1
    Whisk together the eggs, tortilla chips, salt, and pepper.
  • 2
    Melt the butter in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, swirling to coat the pan. Add the onion, red pepper, garlic, and jalapeno and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Add the eggs and cook while gently pushing, lifting, and folding them from one side of the pan to the other until they are nicely clumped, shiny, and wet, about 2 minutes.
  • 4
    Quickly fold in the cheese and remove the mixture from the pan.

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