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deluxe chicken (or beef) nachos

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Laurie Roberts
Lakeside, OR

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!

(1 rating)
yield 3 -6
prep time 45 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For deluxe chicken (or beef) nachos

  • 1
    bag restaurant style tortilla chips
  • 2 lg
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts roasted and seasoned with cumin, salt, and pepper
  • 1 can
    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 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 can
    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 md
    fresh tomato, chopped
  • 1 lg
    ripe avocado, mashed
  • 1 Tbsp
    ranch dressing, bottled
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make deluxe chicken (or beef) nachos

  • 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!!!