tortilla with egg and salasa

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros

This traditional Mexican breakfast recipe is a welcome addition to almost any weekend brunch menu.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Huevos Rancheros
Servings: 4 People


  • 3 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 Corn Tortillas
  • 4 Eggs
  • Chipotle Powder to taste
  • Sea Salt to Taste

Optional to Serve:

  • 1 large Avocado
  • 1/2 C Fresh Cilantro, Finely Chopped
  • 4 oz Montery-Jack Cheese, Shredded


  • (Optional Step) Heat olive oil in a large skillet over
    medium-high heat. Add corn tortillas, one at a time, to the skillet and fry for
    15-20 seconds on each side, just until the tortillas begin to crisp around the
    edges. Transfer to a plate and blot off excess oil with paper towels. Repeat
    with remaining tortillas and set aside.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and fry the eggs sunny-side
    up in the leftover oil, just until the whites are set and the yolks are still
    runny. Season with chipotle powder and sea salt, to taste, and remove from
  • Top each tortilla with a sunny-side-up egg and serve immediately with choice of diced avocado, fresh cilantro, shredded Monterey-Jack cheese, refried beans, and/or spicy salsa on the side.
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