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Recipe for Chicken Smothered Nachos

Recipe for Chicken Smothered Nachos

Did everyone enjoy the big game? We sure did! It was great right up to the end! I am happy with the outcome! Yahoo for the Steelers! We went to Dewey’s house for the weekend, it is our tradition!! It was loads of fun!!

There was a big crowd to watch the game so we made a lot of food…probably too much, but oh well, it was all in good fun:) I will be sharing some of the recipes this week!!

Lincoln requested nachos…and what Lincoln wants, Lincoln gets:) We started with white corn tortilla chips and smothered them with just about everything imaginable….cheese, chicken, black beans, green chiles, homemade pico, and guacamole. They were easy to make and fed the masses!! Great choice Lincoln!!!

Chickeed Smothered Nachos

Tortilla chips (we used white corn)
Cheese (we used reduced fat Monterey Jack)

Shredded chicken (we used a pressure cooker to cook the chicken and then shredded it w/a fork)
Black beans (we used canned, reduced sodium)
Green chiles, diced

Pico de gallo (we made our own, see below)

Gucamole (see above for our recipe)

1. Layer chips out on a baking sheet. Layer the cheese, chicken, beans, and green chiles. Top with extra cheese if you wish! 2. Put pan under broiler for about 5 minutes. Watch them closely, you don’t want them to burn. Make sure the cheese is melted though. 3. Remove from oven and top with pico and guacamole.

Pico de Gallo

Roma tomatoes, diced

Green onions, chopped

Jalepenos, diced

Garlic, minced

Cilantro, chopped

Fresh lime juice

Salt and pepper

We never measure anything. Just taste as you go and make it to your likings!

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47 Responses to “Recipe for Chicken Smothered Nachos”

  1. 5 Star Foodie — February 2, 2009 @ 8:16 am

    This is the only kind of recipe I can truly follow – the one where I don’t have to measure anything! Looks great!

  2. Barbara Bakes — February 2, 2009 @ 8:31 am

    Your nachos look delicious! The game was great, right up until the end. ;-(

  3. Rosa's Yummy Yums — February 2, 2009 @ 8:35 am

    Wow, incredibly scrumptious! Now , I’m craving that dish…

    On Friday, I made Nachos Pie with a leftover of Texas chili and it was incredibly good!



  4. Maria — February 2, 2009 @ 8:36 am

    5 Star Foodie- Sometimes it is hard for me to write down a recipe because I rarely measure:)

    Barbara- The end was the best part of the game…ha!

    Rosa- Your nacho pie sounds wonderful!

  5. Culinarywannabe — February 2, 2009 @ 8:49 am

    We had nachos last night too – can’t watch football without something cheesy and a side of tums! :)

  6. Dawn — February 2, 2009 @ 9:00 am

    Smothered is right! Wow!

  7. Erica — February 2, 2009 @ 9:09 am

    mmmm love nachos- its been way too long! Glad you guys enjoyed the game! Congrats on the win πŸ˜‰

  8. Maria — February 2, 2009 @ 9:14 am

    Culinarywannabe- Funny you mentioned tums, they came in handy:)

  9. Meg — February 2, 2009 @ 9:22 am

    These look amazing!

  10. Pam — February 2, 2009 @ 9:43 am

    Perfect football food – I love nachos. They look terrific.

  11. Veron — February 2, 2009 @ 10:35 am

    Oh wow, this looks delicious, I am drooling right now!

  12. Sharon — February 2, 2009 @ 10:42 am

    Wow, this looks fantastic! Despite being sick and rooting for the Cardinals, we still had a good time :)

  13. Reeniβ™₯ — February 2, 2009 @ 10:57 am

    Those look so good!! Awesome munchie food!

  14. Rosie — February 2, 2009 @ 11:58 am

    Those nachos look delicious…just let me try a little …PLEASE!

    Rosie x

  15. Colleen — February 2, 2009 @ 12:52 pm

    Yum – I don’t think I could find a better-looking nacho! These look delicious!

  16. Beth — February 2, 2009 @ 1:03 pm

    I love nacho’s – nothing better than watching a game of football (soccer) with a big plate of these

  17. Sophie — February 2, 2009 @ 1:12 pm

    When the words ‘smothered’ and ‘nachos’ are in the same sentence, you know it has to be delicious! I’m not much of a football fan, but I love good homemade ‘game day food’ like this :)!

  18. How To Eat A Cupcake — February 2, 2009 @ 2:39 pm

    Oh wow! I want these so bad right now!

  19. Bridgett — February 2, 2009 @ 3:03 pm

    Oh how I love nachos. I hear they cure just about every ailment! πŸ˜‰

  20. Sara — February 2, 2009 @ 3:10 pm

    These look so good, nachos are practically the world’s most perfect food!

  21. pinkstripes — February 2, 2009 @ 3:59 pm

    OMG. Cheesy gooey nachos are my big downfall. I can eat a whole plate. YUM!

  22. Heather — February 2, 2009 @ 5:38 pm

    holy expletive! those look amazing!! i want some right now!

  23. Bunny — February 2, 2009 @ 5:55 pm

    I eat that in a heart beat, great looking!

  24. Mary Ann — February 2, 2009 @ 6:25 pm

    Yummy- We love nachos. My hubby always requests them when he is watching football. These look great!

  25. Paula — February 2, 2009 @ 6:30 pm

    Mmmm, mmmm, good! I would like to learn how to embrace using a pressure cooker (I’m too chicken!). This would be a great recipe to get my nerve up! Love that pico … yum!

  26. Jacque — February 2, 2009 @ 7:15 pm

    Mmmm, you all eat the yummiest looking things! Wish I had a plate of that right now :)

  27. Pamela — February 2, 2009 @ 7:35 pm

    Good God, woman! Those nachos are fantastic!

  28. The Blonde Duck — February 2, 2009 @ 7:56 pm

    I’m having that for dinner tommorrow.

  29. Cathy — February 2, 2009 @ 8:33 pm

    I am so glad that your team won! These nachos look amazing. I cannot get enough Tex Mex, and nachos are my ultimate weakness. These look perfect!

  30. ttfn300 — February 2, 2009 @ 8:56 pm

    smothered with goodness… :)

  31. Leslie — February 2, 2009 @ 9:52 pm

    yup. we could FOR SURE eat that every single night for weeks on end. looks so cheesy and smothery and yummy.

    nice site revamp!

  32. Jan — February 2, 2009 @ 10:17 pm

    Mmmmm! I don’t suppose there were any left-overs – I could send you my mailing addres? πŸ˜‰

  33. Grace — February 3, 2009 @ 9:17 am

    oh, to be one of those chips. if i’m gonna be smothered, i want it to be done with cheese, chicken, beans, green chiles, pico de gallo, and guac. good lord above. :)

  34. Peter M — February 3, 2009 @ 9:32 am

    I’m glad you’re being human, showing your more decadent food side…this stuff is what parties are made of!

  35. Karen — February 3, 2009 @ 11:03 am

    Wow, that’s a plate full of nachos! They sure do look yummy.

  36. Aggie — February 3, 2009 @ 12:48 pm

    Wow, great minds do think alike!! Too funny. I am loving your nachos…mmm, that guac and pico look awesome!! Congrats on your win!! πŸ˜‰

  37. Manggy — February 3, 2009 @ 3:48 pm

    I know, right? I wasn’t really rooting for anyone but I love that it was so close! Now, having said that, can I retreat into the corner with a plate of these? Thankee

  38. Live.Love.Eat — February 3, 2009 @ 5:54 pm

    These nachos look superb!!!! We wanted AZ to win but still had a good time.

  39. Brilynn — February 3, 2009 @ 6:22 pm

    Now those are some serious nachos! If you could teach some of the bars around here how to do it right, that would be great!

  40. Kevin — February 3, 2009 @ 7:59 pm

    Great looking nachos!

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