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Chicken Chili Nachos Recipe

Chicken Chili Nachos Recipe

Your gang will huddle around the buffet table at half-time when you put out the two heaping plates of these spicy chicken nachos. This is a ‘dash in the pan’ dish that’s always a hit. —Karen Horning, Rockford, Illinois.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (16 ounces) chili beans, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 package (13-1/2 ounces) tortilla chips
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, saute chicken until no longer pink. Add tomatoes; cook over medium-high heat for 3 minutes or until tomato juice is reduced. Stir in the beans, paprika, cumin and cayenne; cook for 5 minutes or until heated through.
  • 2. Arrange the tortilla chips on two large microwave-safe plates; sprinkle each with 1/4 cup cheese. Top with chicken mixture and remaining cheese. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 25-30 seconds or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 484 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 754mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 8g fiber), 26g protein.

Reviews for Chicken Chili Nachos

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TDrizzle User ID: 7441871 107002
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2013

"Quick and tasty ... Used fresh tomatoes and the oven to finish off"

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OCchild User ID: 6426429 77160
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2012

"This was amazing! We made some minor changes, though. We used great white northern beans and regular pepper. All in all, it was really good!!"

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alisone User ID: 6304815 160618
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2012

"I put in a can of diced tomatoes with no green chilies. Everyone loved it. I served it with sour cream for my "not so hot" crowd."

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 156838
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2011

"Excellent nachos but pretty spicy. Use less cayenne if you don't like hot food."

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Tiggerfannn User ID: 1300524 76860
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2010

"I have been making this recipe for quite awhile. I also add garlic, taco seasoning and chili powder. Sorry I am Italian and can't tell you how much because I never measure. I also add a can of black beans. The recipe is very versatile too. Try it with ground beef and you can also wrap them in tortilla shells. Add lettuce,chopped tomatoes, sour cream and black olives on top of the chips or inside the tortilla shells. Have fun with it. Enjoy!"

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