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Grilled Chicken Nachos

This game-day dish is super easy to make. Homemade grilled chicken and nachos packed with veggies and cheese. Your guests will go wild when you serve these nachos.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Grilled Chicken Nachos
Prep Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 2 servigs
Author I Heart Recipes


Grilled Chicken Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast or thigh ( or combination of the two)
  • 2 tablespoons of Olive oil
  • 1 large lemon cut into wedges
  • 1 small lime cut into wedges
  • 2 teaspoons Mrs. Dash Original Blend Seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 /2 ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup¬† chopped sweet peppers
  • smoked or plain paprika

Nacho Ingredients

  • 1 large bag of Plain Tortilla Chips
  • 3 cups of shredded sharp cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup sweet cherry tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions.


Directions for Grilled Chicken

  • Cut the chicken into cubes, and place it into a bowl.
  • Next, pour in the olive oil.
  • Squeeze in the lemon and lime juice, then also toss the peels in the bowl as well (there is a lot of flavor in those peels!).
  • Sprinkle in all of the dry seasonings, as well as the chopped vegetables, then use your hands to make sure the chicken is well coated.
  • Cover and refrigerate the chicken for two hours.
  • Pour the vegetable oil into ¬†large skillet, and turn the heat up to medium.
  • Once the oil is nice and hot, place the chicken into the skillet.
  • Sprinkle paprika onto the chicken to add color, then cook the chicken until it is fully done.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet, and set it to the side.

Nacho Directions

  • Line a cookie sheet with foil, then spray it with nonsticking spray.
  • Place the tortilla chips on the cookie sheet, then add the cheese.
  • Next, add the onions, and tomatoes.
  • Place the nachos in the oven set on 350 F, and bake until the cheese is nice and bubbly!
  • Serve with your favorite condiments, and enjoy!