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Cheddar Shrimp Nachos Recipe

Cheddar Shrimp Nachos Recipe

“These fun finger foods in tortilla chip scoops are just the thing for cold-weather get-togethers,” says Lisa Feld, a field editor from Grafton, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:48 servings


  • 3/4 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 48 tortilla chip scoops


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, cheese, chilies, onions and olives. Combine the mayonnaise and cumin; add to shrimp mixture and toss to coat.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls into tortilla scoops. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve warm. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 49 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.