How To Make Mexican Chilaquiles

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Jul. 13, 2015

Learn how to make Chilaquiles - a classic Mexican breakfast - with this easy video recipe. Fried tortilla strips, fresh spicy salsa, and a fried egg on top.


Oil 2 Teaspoon
Corn tortillas 3 (2
Salsa 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , warmed (red or green)
Butter 2 Teaspoon (1
Eggs 2 (1
Salt and pepper To Taste
Grated cheddar/Crumbled cotija cheese 2 Tablespoon



1.In a large skillet, warm the oil over medium-high heat.

2.Stack the tortillas and cut into 4 strips. Stack again and cut the long strips crosswise into pieces about " wide x 1" long.

3.Fry the tortilla strips in the oil, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes or until crispy. Remove and keep warm.

4.In a small skillet, melt the butter. Fry the eggs.


5.Top the chips with warm salsa and the fried eggs. Garnish with cheese and serve.


This recipe comes together in a snap if your salsa is already made. If you'll be making the salsa before the chilaquiles, add another 20 minutes onto the cook time to make the salsa.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 719Calories from Fat 362

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.1%

Saturated Fat 18 g90%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1414 mg58.92%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 27 g54%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet