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Categories: Breakfasts, Main courses

Chorizo Migas

Chorizo Migas
Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Migas, which means "crumbs" in Spanish, is a Tex-Mex egg dish that is well-known throughout the Southwest. This version can be made with tortilla chips, but if you have some stale corn tortillas, it's a great way to use them ... Read more

Total time: 25 minutes | Serves 4
  • 1/2 pound chorizo, casings removed
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 8 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup grated Jack cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup tortilla chips or strips, broken into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Step 1Cook chorizo in large skillet over medium-high heat, breaking it apart with a wooden spoon, until browned, 6 to 8 minutes.

Step 2Add onions and cook just until they start to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in eggs, reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring, until eggs just begin to set, about 2 minutes. Stir in cheese, cilantro and tortilla chips. Cook, stirring, until eggs are set but not dry, 4 to 5 minutes. Serve topped with sour cream.

Each serving:
528 calories; 755 mg sodium; 488 mg cholesterol; 40 grams fat; 13 grams carbohydrates; 29 grams protein; 1.06 grams fiber.
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