Quick Chicken Nachos Recipe

These quick chicken nachos are a simple and fun meal to add to your recipe list. Delicious and versatile – enough to feed the entire family!


  • 5 oz boneless/skinless, raw chicken breast 
  • 1 medium tomato 
  • 1/4 red onion 
  • 1 jalapeño pepper 
  • fresh cilantro to taste  
  • garlic powder to taste
  • 12 whole corn tortilla chips  
  • ½ cup cheddar low fat, shredded/grated cheese
  • 1/3 cup canned black beans
  • 1/4 medium avocado 


  1. Dice chicken breast. Heat a skillet over medium heat and sauté chicken breast until cooked through. 
  2. Top tortilla chips with refried beans, shredded chicken, and shredded cheese. Heat in the toaster oven or microwave until cheese is melted. 
  3. Meanwhile make pico de gallo – dice tomato, onion and jalapeño. Combine with cilantro and garlic powder to taste. Let sit in the fridge while nachos finish cooking. 
  4. When done, remove chips from microwave or toaster oven. Top with pico de gallo. Garnish with avocado or mash for a dip. 

Looking for more easy-to-make Mexican dishes like our Quick Chicken Nachos recipe? For more healthy Mexican recipes with chicken, like our Chicken Quesadilla and Chicken Tortilla Soup, head to the Curves Nourish Blog!

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