Recipe: Ranch Style Chorizo-Laced Migas

Chef Brian West shares a twist on a Cowboy Breakfast classic

Ranch style migas with chorizo? Yes, please! (Ted Obringer, Copyright 2023 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – Chef Brian West knows a thing or two about cooking for cowboys. He shares a classic cowboy breakfast recipe below.

Ranch Style Chorizo-Laced Migas

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  • 6 eggs (large)
  • 3 corn tortillas
  • 9 ounces chorizo
  • ¼ cup cheese
  • ⅓ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • dash black pepper
  • 4 teaspoons spicy aioli


Chop the cilantro, cherry tomatoes and the onion.

Heat a pan over medium heat and add the oil and onion. Cook for 5 minutes and add the chorizo.

Cook until the chorizo is cooked, about 8 minutes.

Add the scrambled eggs, ripped-up corn tortillas, salt, and pepper. Cook until the eggs are part-way cooked.

Add the cheese and finish cooking the eggs. Cook until the cheese is melted into the eggs.

Add fresh chopped cilantro.

Serve hot with aioli.

About the Author

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

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