Homemade chicken nachos

Homemade chicken nachos

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 8 mins


Serves 4
A super-quick Mexican snack to enjoy with a Margarita or three

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal484
  • fat25g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs35g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein31g
  • salt2.28g
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  • 200g plain corn tortilla chips
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded into small pieces
  • 6 spring onions, thinly sliced

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 140g Red Leicester cheese, grated
  • 1 small jar red or green sliced pickled jalapeño peppers

    Jalapeno pepper

    ha-la-pee-no pep-per

    A member of the capsicum family, jalapeño chillies range from moderately to very hot.…

  • small bunch coriander, leaves roughly chopped
  • your choice of salsa, hot pepper sauce (like Chipolte Tabasco), crème fraîche, guacamole or extra jalapeños, to serve


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Layer up the tortilla chips in an ovenproof dish or baking tray with the chopped chicken, spring onions, cheese and pickled jalapeños. Bake for 8 mins or until the cheese is melted.

  2. To serve, sprinkle with the coriander and eat with your favourite accompaniments.

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Comments (24)

skaihai's picture

Great stuff, nearly ate the whole thing myself!

spikesbird's picture

These are really easy to make, are really tasty and even the kids loved them

amanda.whitfield's picture

So easy and tasty. Really good nachos, grea with creme fraiche and salsa.

987654321's picture

this is such an easy supper


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