You are here: Home » Recipes » Vaquero Migas Vaquero Migas Recipe by Chef Grady SpearsKitchen Tested Yield 6 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 15 mins A cowboy breakfast at its best, Migas feature corn tortillas, chiles and eggs. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Migas are the Mexican version of scrambled eggs with crispy fried corn tortilla chips mixed in. There are plenty of variations, but the one hard-and-fast rule is that you can’t use flour tortillas—that’s not authentic! Use yellow or white corn tortillas. Ingredients 10 yellow or white corn tortillas1 tablespoon Vegetable oil12 eggs, beaten1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 cup shredded cheese (Cheddar or a good Mexican white is preferred)1/4 cup finely chopped onion1/4 cup finely chopped firm, ripe tomato2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped (optional) Instructions Cut tortillas into 1 x 2-inch rectangles. Pour oil into a large skillet to a depth of about 1 1/2 inches. Heat over medium-high heat. When oil is hot but not smoking, fry tortilla pieces, stirring to keep them from sticking together. Before they are crisp, transfer the chips to a platter covered with paper towels to drain. Set aside. Discard about half the oil, return pan to heat, and add eggs. Season with salt and pepper, and stir constantly. As eggs begin to set, add tortilla chips and continue to stir, scraping the bottom of the pan. When the eggs reach a soft scramble, fold in cheese, followed by onion, tomato and jalapeños. Recipe by Chef Grady Spears.