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Shrimp and Tomato Migas

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 25 min.


6 servings

This Migas recipe is a cast-iron beauty. My friends and family know I love shrimp, especially when it’s mixed with spices. Staple ingredients in my house are corn tortillas, eggs and cheese, so it’s a match made in heaven. —Kim Banick, Turner, Oregon
Shrimp and Tomato Migas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 8 corn tortillas (6 inches), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) southwest corn with poblano and red peppers, drained
  • 8 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 4 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons queso fresco, crumbled
  • 2 medium limes, cut into wedges


  1. In a 12-in. cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat 3 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Add tortillas; cook and stir until crisp, 4-5 minutes. Remove and set aside. In the same skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil. Add tomatoes; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add shrimp, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; cook until shrimp turn pink, 6-8 minutes. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add onion; cook and stir until crisp-tender, 6-7 minutes. Add corn; heat through. Whisk eggs and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Pour into skillet; cook and stir until eggs are thickened and no liquid egg remains. Stir in shredded cheese, 2 tablespoons cilantro and tortilla pieces.
  3. Serve shrimp mixture with eggs, sour cream, queso fresco, limes and remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro.

Test Kitchen tips
  • Migas can be made with individual corn tortillas or bagged tortilla chips. If you use bagged tortilla chips, you can skip step one. Just make sure to break the chips into small, bite-sized pieces.
  • Nutrition Facts

    1 serving: 648 calories, 44g fat (15g saturated fat), 392mg cholesterol, 933mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 35g protein.

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