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Migas Recipe

This amazing migas recipe is a great way to change up your breakfast routine although I’m not gonna lie I totally make these for dinner every now and then. They’re absolutely delicious and insanely easy to make!

migas in a skillet

There’s nothing better than a simple, humble and yummy meal.

And that’s exactly what this migas recipe is.

I like to garnish mine with raw diced white onion and cilantro and it gives it such incredible flavor!

I can’t eat this dish without it.

I also like to add a little of my salsa macha to add even more amazing flavor and spice.

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What are migas made of?

Migas consists of strips of toasted corn tortillas cooked with scrambled eggs.

Sometimes sliced hot dogs are added as well.

Migas can then be garnished with salsa.

Watch the video below to see how to make it with hot dogs.

How to make migas

Beat some eggs in a bowl. Set them aside. Grab a stack of tortillas.

stack of tortillas

Cut them into squares.

tortillas cut into squares

Heat up oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Add the tortilla strips and toast them until they’re a golden color.

Make sure to move them around often so they don’t burn. This will take around 10 minutes.

tortilla strips in a skillet

They should look like this.

toasted tortilla strips

Add some butter to the pan and swirl it all around.

butter with toasted tortilla strips

Once the butter has melted add the eggs to the skillet.

eggs and tortilla strips in a skillet

Move the eggs and tortilla strips around constantly until the eggs are cooked through.

Season with salt to taste.

cooked migas

Serve and garnish the migas with diced onion, cilantro and the salsa of your choice.

This habanero salsa is super delicious as well on migas.

It already has cilantro and diced onion in it.

Another thing I love about migas is that they’re so inexpensive.

So they’re perfect for families on a budget.

If you’re big on Mexican food then you most likely already have the ingredients needed to make them on hand.

Migas recipe tips

  • Use corn tortillas not tortilla chips.
  • Experiment to find the ratio of tortillas to eggs that you like.
  • Do garnish the migas with your favorite garnishes. This takes it to a whole new level flavor wise.

Thank you so much for visiting!

I really hope you give this amazing recipe a try.

Let me know what you think of it in the comments below.

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migas with salsa macha
migas with salsa macha
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Migas are a Mexican recipe made with corn tortillas and eggs.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword migas, migas recipe
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 443 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 6 eggs
  • 5 tbs vegetable oil
  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1/3 cup onion diced (optional)
  • cilantro optional
  • salsa macha optional
  • salt to taste


  1. Beat the eggs in a bowl and set aside.

  2. Heat up the oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  3. Stack the tortillas on top of each other and cut them into squares.

  4. Add them to the oil and cook until toasted. This will take about 10 minutes. Make sure to stir them around frequently to prevent them from burning.

  5. Add the butter to the skillet and move it around to make sure the skillet it coated.

  6. When the butter is melted add the eggs.

  7. Stir the eggs and tortilla squares around constantly with a spatula until the eggs are cooked through.

  8. Season with salt to taste.

  9. Garnish with the onion, cilantro and salsa macha. Enjoy!

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 443 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 22g138%
Cholesterol 328mg109%
Sodium 151mg7%
Potassium 244mg7%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 475IU10%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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