How To Make Amaya’s Migas At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Eggs are a great source of protein and calcium. The recipe I will be sharing has eggs as its main ingredient. The recipe is of Amaya’s Migas.

I was surfing the internet to come up with a good recipe made with eggs. This recipe is given by Robert Amaya, who recalls Migas to be the dinner he used to eat as a child. He also mentioned his family used to call it Migajas. Migas is a main dish made with eggs and torn-up tortillas. You can not only have this recipe as dinner, but it also makes a great breakfast. 

To cook up Amaya’s migas, crisp the tortillas in a skillet. Then add tomatoes, onion, and chile to the skillet and cook. Pour eggs into this and cook them. As the eggs get cooked partially, add cheddar to it and cover the skillet. Wait for the cheese to melt. Serve hot.

Do not consider the above methods as a detailed method. You will get to know about the recipe in detail below. This dish is really easy to make. You just need precisely follow the instructions precisely. Take a look at the ingredients first, gather them and get going.

Ingredients For Amaya’s Migas

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups dime-sized tortilla pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 jalapeño chile (stemmed, seeded, chopped)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese

The ingredients can be fetched from any grocery store. But remember to take a look in your pantry as you might find some of them there too. Plan your visit accordingly. Check out the time you need to prepare this dish.

How Much Time Will It Take To Make Amaya’s Migas?

Preparation TimeCooking timeTotal time
5 Minutes10 Minutes15 Minutes

This dish is super easy and will be on your plate in 15 minutes. This is another reason you will this dish. Let’s see how to cook this dish up.

Steps To Make Amaya’s Migas

Amaya's Migas
  1. Take a large skillet and heat oil in it over medium flame. Saute the tortilla chips or pieces until they get crisp. This will take a minute or two. 
  2. Now, add tomatoes, onions and chile to the skillet and cook them for 5 minutes. Pour eggs in this skillet and using the spatula, mix the eggs and scrap them up while they are cooking. 
  3. As the eggs partially get set, add cheddar cheese to them. Cover the skillet and let the cheese melt. 
  4. Serve hot.

I will recommend you to serve this dish immediately as when cooled down, this dish will not be as tasteful in comparison to when served hot.

Nutritional Breakdown of Amaya’s Migas

No wonder it is a healthy dish, still take a look at the calorie count of this dish.

Calories221
Protein11 g
Carbohydrates8 g
Fat17 g
Cholesterol28 mg
Sodium244 mg

Is there still any question in your mind regarding the recipe? If yes, then leave your question in the comment section below. I will try to make every detail clear with my best knowledge. I hope you like them as much as we like them sharing with you. Have a good day!

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