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Chicken Nachos

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

8 servings

Everyone needs a go-to nacho recipe. Change this chicken version by using leftover shredded pork or brisket, and barbecue sauce instead of salsa. —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
Chicken Nachos Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 cups nacho tortilla chips
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Directions

  1. Arrange tortilla chips on a 12-in. pizza pan coated with cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet, cook and stir onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add chicken and taco seasoning. Stir in salsa; heat through. Spoon over chips; sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Bake at 350° for 10-14 minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with tomato and green onions; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 276 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 584mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.

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