Deluxe Chicken (or Beef) Nachos

Laurie Roberts

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@Luv2TryNew

A great snack for game day, but we like it so much we have it as a regular meal - very often requested by my husband and his friends. This recipe calls for chicken breast, but often we will use 1lb of ground beef instead. Yummy and filling!


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Serves:

3-6

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

CHICKEN (OR BEEF) NACHOS

1
bag restaurant style tortilla chips
2 large
boneless, skinless chicken breasts roasted and seasoned with cumin, salt, and pepper
1 can(s)
black beans, drained
1 c
salsa (i like my brother-in-law's recipe and will post that)
1 1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 medium
onion, chopped
1/2 c
guacamole
1/2 c
sour cream
1 can(s)
black olives, sliced
1/3 c
jalapeno peppers, diced (i use mezzeretta deli style in a jar - either tamed or hot but you could also use fresh)
1 medium
fresh tomato, chopped

GUACAMOLE

1 large
ripe avocado, mashed
1 Tbsp
ranch dressing, bottled
2 tsp
lemon juice
1/4 c
salsa
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Season chicken breasts with cumin, salt, and pepper. Add chicken broth or water and roast in 350 degree oven for 1 1/2 hours or until fork tender.
2
Layer entire surface of a large cookie sheet with tortilla chips. Sprinkle some of the cheese on top.
3
Shred or chop the chicken and layer it on top of the chips and cheese. Next add the black beans, then the salsa.
4
Top with the rest of the cheese and put in oven at 325 for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
5
Sprinkle with the diced jalapenos and onions.
Dollop the sour cream and guacamole over all.
6
Top with sliced black olive and chopped tomato.

Serve with more salsa on the side and enjoy!!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy