Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Gina Davis


This is a fast fix on a longer version of this recipe I make. My hubby and one of my daughters swears this is better then the homemade everything version! (I will post it next time I make it) Use of the pitas keeps the chips crunchy longer then the tortilla chip does :) And to make it even easier then this version you can replace the baked chicken with the Swanson buffalo canned chicken breast or reg. canned breast.


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40 Min
15 Min



  • 3 large
    boneless, skinless, chicken breast
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 bottle
    texas pete extra mild wing sauce

  • 1 pkg
    dry ranch dressing or dip mix
  • 8 oz
    blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2-3
    chopped green onions
  • 1-2
    jalapeno finely diced seeds and veins removed
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 large
    bag stacy's pita chips
  • 2 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 2 c
    shredded mozzarella
  • 2-3 stalk(s)
    celery sliced thin optional
  • 8
    radishes, sliced thin optional

How to Make Buffalo Chicken Nachos


  1. ***THE SECRET TO THIS DISH IS TO GET IT TOGETHER WHILE EVERYTHING IS HOT :) That keeps the chips from getting soggy
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  3. Coat chicken breast in a little of the wing sauce and then sprinkle with the taco seasoning (use it like you would a dry rub)
  4. Place chicken on a wire rack and place this on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degree for 25 - 30 minutes or until chicken is done.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool slightly and dice into small bite size pieces. ****LEAVE OVEN ON 350 degree to bake Nachos in.
  7. While Chicken is baking in a medium sauce pan mix together 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup mayo, 1/2 cup sour cream, 1 pack ranch dip or dressing mix, 8 oz blue cheese crumbles, green onion, jalapeno peppers, salt and pepper. Cook over medium high heat until hot and then reduce to simmer.
  8. In a large casserole dish layer 1/2 the pita chips, 1/2 the diced chicken, drizzle with 1/2 the remaining wing sauce, 1/2 the blue cheese sauce, 1/2 the celery and 1/2 a bag of each cheese. Repeat it all over again :)
  9. Bake assembled Nachos in preheated oven for 15 minutes just until it is all melty. To long will make for a soggy pita chip.
  10. Top with sliced radishes if you like and ENJOY

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About Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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