Deluxe Chicken (or Beef) Nachos

Laurie Roberts


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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45 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


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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
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


1 large
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


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

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

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About Deluxe Chicken (or Beef) Nachos

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

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