Recipe courtesy of Toribio Prado
Chilaquiles Cha Cha Cha
25 min
15 min
6 servings
25 min
15 min
6 servings


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 ounces tomatillo sauce, recipe follows
  • 6 ounces orange tomato sauce, recipe follows
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Ground cumin, to taste
  • Tortilla chips, recipe follows
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 ounces grated Parmesan
  • 2 ounces grated mozzarella
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped, for garnish
For the tomatillo sauce:
  • 1 pound tomatillos
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 Serrano chilies
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 yellow onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
For the orange tomato sauce:
  • 1 pound ripe Roma tomato
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Oregano, to taste
  • Sugar, to taste
  • Jalapenos in vinegar, to taste
For the tortilla chips:
  • 2 flour tortillas
  • Salt


In a 12-inch pan, heat the olive oil over high heat. Add the garlic and onions and cook until golden, about 5 minutes.

For the tomatillo and orange tomato sauce:

In a food processor, pulse ingredients for tomatillo sauce for 15 seconds. Do the same for the orange tomato sauce.

For the tortilla chips:

Cut the tortillas in half and cut each half into 4 triangles. Deep-fry in hot oil until golden crispy. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with salt while hot.

Add the salt, pepper, cumin and sauces to the pan. When sauce is hot, add the chips and the eggs and stir. Add the cheese just before serving. Garnish with cilantro.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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