Chilaquiles Recipe

April 20, 2023

By Isabel Laessig @

Ready in 30 minutes in one pan, my Chilaquiles recipe is a quick and easy breakfast or brunch made with crispy tortillas, salsa, fried eggs, and an avocado crema worth obsessing over.



  • 6 corn tortillas soft
  • ⅓ cup Canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup tomato salsa (red) or tomatillo salsa (green), plus extra for serving
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese shredded

Avocado Crema

  • 2 large avocados ripe
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt or sour cream
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice from 1 large lime or 2 small limes
  • ½ tsp. maldon sea salt or kosher salt
  • ⅛ tsp. black pepper

Optional Toppings

  • avocado slices
  • avocado crema
  • cilantro chopped
  • green onions thinly sliced
  • cotija cheese
  • queso fresco


  • Cut 6 corn tortillas into triangles.
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, add ⅓ cup Canola oil. Once hot, fry tortilla triangles in batches until golden, then dry on paper towels.
  • ⅓ cup Canola oil
  • Add 4 eggs and fry until the whites are opaque but the yolks are still runny (sunny side up). Remove and set aside for later.
  • 4 eggs
  • Add 1 cup tomato salsa (red) to the pan and stir, cooking until thickened.
  • 1 cup tomato salsa (red)
  • Add tortilla chips back to the pan and stir to mix with the salsa.
  • Top with ½ cup cheddar cheese, cotija cheese , avocado slices, and avocado crema.
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese,avocado slices,cotija cheese,avocado crema
  • Finally, top with fried eggs, serve, and enjoy!

Avocado Crema

  • Place the 2 large avocados, 1 cup Greek yogurt, ½ tsp. garlic powder and 3 Tbsp. lime juice in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth with no lumps. Season with ½ tsp. maldon sea salt and ⅛ tsp. black pepper to taste.
  • 2 large avocados,1 cup Greek yogurt,½ tsp. garlic powder,3 Tbsp. lime juice,½ tsp. maldon sea salt,⅛ tsp. black pepper

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