Chorizo con Huevos Recipe - Scrambled Eggs with Mexican Chorizo

A spicy Mexican breakfast recipe, chorizo con huevos is made with Mexican chorizo and scrambled eggs served over warmed corn tortillas.

Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword breakfast, chorizo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 301 kcal


  • 6 ounces chorizo
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 6 corn tortillas
  • 1 avocado diced
  • ΒΌ cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • Fresh chopped cilantro
  • Crema or sour cream for serving
  • Roasted jalapeno peppers for serving
  • Your favorite hot sauce for serving


  1. Heat a large pan to medium heat and add chorizo. Cook about 5-6 minutes, or until chorizo is cooked through.
  2. Add eggs and stir often. You want to get it all nice and mixed up. Cook until the eggs are set but still moist. Set aside.
  3. Warm your tortillas and spoon in the egg-chorizo mixture.
  4. Top with diced avocado, cheese and cilantro.
  5. Serve with crema and hot sauce for that extra flair.

Recipe Notes

Heat Factor: Medium. Chorizo con Huevos can be a bit spicy because of the Mexican chorizo, though you can purchase a milder brand of chorizo. Add extra heat with a nice and spicy hot sauce, as well as sliced roasted jalapeno peppers. My favorite!

Nutrition Facts
Chorizo con Huevos Recipe - Scrambled Eggs with Mexican Chorizo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 301 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 139mg46%
Sodium 435mg18%
Potassium 375mg11%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 305IU6%
Vitamin C 8.9mg11%
Calcium 78mg8%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.