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Salsa Verde Chilaquiles

This easy Mexican salsa verde chilaquiles recipe is full of traditional flavor and topped with HERDEZ® Salsa Verde! It also works great with leftover tortilla chips or even nachos, transforming them into the perfect weekend breakfast.

15 Minutes
15 Minutes
30 Minutes


  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 12 corn tortillas, quartered
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar HERDEZ® Salsa Verde
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons Cotija or queso fresco
  • Crema Mexicana
  • Salt to taste


  1. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat oil.
  2. Working in batches, add tortillas, frying until golden brown.
  3. Remove to paper towel lined plate.
  4. Sprinkle with salt.
  5. Remove all but 2 tablespoons of oil from pan. Add salsa and bring to a simmer.
  6. Add fried tortillas and cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring gently, until well-coated and heated through.
  7. Top with red onion, cheese, and crema.