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Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: buffalo chicken nachos
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 774 kcal
Buffalo Chicken Nachos are loaded with all of your favorite chicken nachos ingredients and topped with delicious buffalo chicken for extra flavor and spicy. Perfect for game days, holiday parties, or a Tex-Mex dinner.


  • 1 cup chicken , shredded*
  • 2 tablespoon homemade Buffalo sauce
  • 1 cup colby cheese , shredded
  • 4 cups blue corn tortilla chips
  • 2 tablespoons fresh jalapeno , sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons tomato , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons avocado , diced
  • 1 lime , cut into wedges


  1. Toss shredded chicken in buffalo sauce.
  2. In a large cast iron skillet, spread out blue corn tortilla chips. Top with shredded Colby cheese. Place 3-4 inches from the top on high broil.
  3. Allow cheese to melt, approximately 1-2 minutes. Watch carefully!
  4. Remove and top with chicken. Turn off oven, but return pan to oven and close door for 3-4 minutes to let chicken warm.
  5. Garnish with fresh jalapeno, cilantro, tomato, avocado and fresh lime juice.
  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!

Recipe Notes

*I used store-bought rotisserie chicken. 

Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Chicken Nachos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 774 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 52mg17%
Sodium 934mg41%
Potassium 433mg12%
Carbohydrates 79g26%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 525IU11%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 435mg44%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.