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Sunday breakfast never looked better with Chilaquiles Rojos, or Red Chilaquiles. This hearty and delicious Mexican food favorite will make you want to lick your plate clean! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
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Red Chilaquiles (Chilaquiles Rojos)

Chilaquiles Rojos, or Red Chilaquiles, is a classic Mexican food dish. It has amazing flavors, making Sunday brunch a meal to look forward to all week.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4



  • In a large skillet, heat the oil.
  • Add the corn tortillas, working in small batches.
  • Do not overcrowd the pan, or the tortilla will not fry properly.
  • Fry for 1 minute on each side, or until golden brown.
  • Remove from pan and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • Return the fried tortillas to the pan along with the salsa verde.
  • Under low to medium heat, toss gently to coat the tortillas in the salsa.
  • Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and cover.
  • In a separate pan, fry the eggs.
  • To plate, add chilaquiles then top with eggs, queso fresco, onion, sour cream, and cilantro.
  • Enjoy!