This migas recipe is a traditional Mexican-style breakfast with crispy tortilla chips tossed in a zesty green chile salsa. Made with eggs, it’s a simple and delicious one-skillet meal.

Tortilla Strips with Eggs in Green Chili Sauce Recipe

  • Yield:

    4 servings

  • Total Time:

    35 mins

  • Prep Time:

    10 mins

  • Cook Time:

    25 mins


  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 3 cups chile verde salsa
  • 2 teaspoons Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1 small white onion, cut into thin strips
  • 3 eggs plus egg whites
  • 1/4 cup cotija OR queso fresco OR feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Red onion rings for garnish


  1. Step 1) Cut tortillas into 2 x 1/2-inch strips.
  2. Step 2) Pour 2 cups oil into deep heavy skillet to a depth of 1/2-inch; heat over medium heat.
  3. Step 3) Fry tortilla strips, a few at a time, turning until light brown and crisp. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Step 4) Heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium in a 10-inch skillet. Add onion; cook, stirring, until tender.
  5. Step 5) Combine eggs and egg whites in a small bowl, mix lightly (do not beat). Pour eggs into skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until eggs are slightly mounded and moist.
  6. Step 6) Add salsa and fried tortilla strips; stir JUST to coat. Top with cheese. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.
  7. Step 7) Serve immediately from skillet. Garnish with sour cream, cilantro and onions.