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Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos

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My friends find it funny that this girl from New Jersey loves to watch auto racing. While I would never want to drive one of those cars myself, there is just something so exciting about auto racing. The rubbing, the drafting, the RACE itself – it’s all very intriguing. When my husband and I have time to sit down and watch a race, we like to snack. These Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos are a perfect way to rev up our race day taste buds.

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Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos

Every race needs a spiced up dish to snack on. Here is how I make these easy Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos. I am all about crunchy snacks and these nachos definitely fit the bill.

Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos

A cast iron skillet is my best friend! I love it’s versatility. To make these nachos, I first made a zesty corn and black bean salsa, which I top them off with. I layered tortilla chips, cheese and chicken in the skillet. I topped with another layer of chips, cheese, chicken and the salsa. I baked the nachos in the oven until the cheese was nice and melted. Remove from the oven and top with some chopped tomatoes, avocados and diced scallions.

Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos

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Rev up your engine while watching the race with these Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos. AD #RaceDayRelief

5 from 1 vote
Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Rev up your taste buds while watching the race with these Spicy Southwestern Chicken Skillet Nachos. #RaceDayRelief
Servings: 8
Author: Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com
  • 1 large bag of tortilla chips
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups chopped grilled chicken
  • 3/4 cup frozen corn
  • 2/3 cup black beans drained
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeno finely diced
  • 1/2 cup red pepper diced
  • Juice of one lime
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup tomato diced
  • 1 avocado diced
  • Sour Cream for garnish
  • Salsa for garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine corn, black beans, onion, garlic, jalapeno, red pepper, cilantro, salt and pepper. Squeeze juice of one lime and mix in the oil. Set aside.
  3. Spread a layer of tortilla chips on the bottom of a 12" cast iron skillet. Top with cheese and chicken.
  4. Spread another layer of tortilla chips. Top with cheese, chicken, and corn mixture.
  5. Bake in oven for 10 - 15 minutes until cheese is melted.
  6. Remove from oven and top with tomatoes and avocados.
  7. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

Melissa Russo www.thefarmgirlgabs.com


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  1. This looks delicious! I can’t get enough nachos but have never tried making them in my cast iron skillet before – this is definitely on my to do list! #client

  2. 5 stars
    I tried making a low-carb version of this by using lettuce cups instead of tortilla and it turned out sublime. Thanks for sharing this recipe! Will definitely be making it again.

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