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Chicken Nachos Recipe

These baked chicken nachos are cheesy, loaded with toppings, and irresistibly crunchy. Learn how to make our loaded chicken nachos in under 30 minutes!

Prep: 15 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutes
Fat 17 Carbs 28 Protein 24
Yield 6 1x



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 1 packet taco seasoning (Or, sub 3 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning)
  • 3 tablespoons water

Nachos + Toppings

  • 6 servings tortilla chips (of choice)
  • 1 large red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 115oz. can beans (black or pinto), drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup Mexican shredded cheese (or more)

Optional Toppings

  • Greek yogurt
  • lime juice
  • fresh cilantro
  • slice avocado


  1. First, prepare your ground chicken by heating 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium/high heat in a large skillet.
  2. Then, add ground chicken and saute until fully cooked. Add taco seasoning and water and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Prepare nachos by lining a baking sheet with tin foil and preheating oven to 400ºF.
  4. Then add half of the chips and sprinkle on 1/2 of the toppings including the cooked meat. Then, do one more layer of chips and one more layer of toppings.
  5. Place baking sheet in the oven at 400ºF for 10 minutes or until cheese fully melts. Then, broil for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve with your favorite optional toppings such as Greek yogurt, lime juice, avocado, and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 Calories: 404 Sugar: 2 Fat: 17 Carbohydrates: 28 Fiber: 7 Protein: 24
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: chicken nachosMethod: OvenCuisine: Mexican

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