Huevos a la Mexicana


In Mexico is very common to have eggs for breakfast and we have many ways to cook eggs.

Huevos a la Mexicana is one of those dishes that everyone knows how to cook and it is me feel back at home in Mexico.

I think they are the most popular breakfast dish in Mexico and it is a very comforting dish, full of flavour and you can make it as spicy as you want.

Its ingredients are just a few, but they are the most important ingredients that a Mexican kitchen must always have, tomatoes, onions and jalapeños.

They are easy and quick to prepare and you can have them with some warm corn tortillas and refried beans and I assure you that this dish will put a smile on your face.

Huevos a la Mexicana

Servings 4 people
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins


  • 8 eggs medium, beated
  • 2 tomatoes medium, finely diced
  • ½ white onion finely chopped
  • ½ fresh jalapeño finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp fresh coriander finely chpped (optional)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp butter slightly salted


  • Heat the oil on a non stick frying pan for one minute and add the butter. Then add the chopped tomatoes, onion and jalapeño.
  • Fry the vegetables for 5 minutes to medium low heat. Once the veggies are cooked. Add the beaten eggs.
  • Cook the eggs for 5 minutes making sure to stiring so the eggs get cooked evenly. Add the chopped coriander and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Turn the heat off and serve the Mexican style eggs on a platter or on individual plates. They go perfect with refried beans and freshly made corn tortillas.
  • The best and easy Mexican breakfasts.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: mexican food, eggs, breakfast, mexican style eggs



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    1. Karla Zazueta Author says:

      Thank you!

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