Nacho chicken bake

Nacho chicken bake

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Top leftover chicken and ready-made salsa with gooey melted cheddar cheese and tortilla chips for a no-fuss nibble to share with friends

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal596
  • fat24g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs42g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre8g
  • protein49g
  • salt3.2g
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Ingredients

  • 300g jar mild or hot salsa, whichever you prefer
  • 210g can red kidney beans
  • 200g cooked chicken (leftover from a roast is ideal), chopped
    Chicken

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    chik-en

    Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

  • ½ small pack coriander, chopped
  • about 75g nacho cheese tortilla chips
  • 75g cheddar, grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

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    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • salad, to serve
  • avocado, to serve
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 1 lime, to serve
    Lime

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    The same shape, but smaller than…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Tip the jar of salsa and the beans with their juice into a pan. Stir in the chicken and coriander, then heat until bubbling.

  2. Tip the mixture into a shallow ovenproof dish. Top with the tortillas and cheese, then bake for 8 mins. Serve with a salad, preferably including some avocado, and a good squeeze of lime.

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Frantic Flapjack
30th Jun, 2015
5.05
No cooking skill here whatsoever but the end result was great. Husband loved it!
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heatherjdw
13th May, 2015
5.05
Don't like kidney beans, used a tin of mixed bean salad instead. We both loved it but if using 200grms chicken makes enough for 3. When making again will use less.
lauramurray
12th May, 2015
5.05
Also added a bit of fajita spices and a squirt of BBQ sauce. Very tasty and 5 clean plates which is very rare!
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