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Easy Chicken Oven Nachos Recipe

Save time, make less mess and have a meal for 4-5 with this easy nachos hack!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 6 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 1380kcal


  • 8 cups Tortilla Chips
  • 3 cups Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 cups chicken breasts cooked
  • 1/8 cup taco seasoning about one packet
  • 1 Can Rotel
  • Fixings for nachos sour cream, salsa, black beans, black olives


  • In a four quart (or large Crockpot), layer your boneless chicken breasts on the bottom.
  • Pour your undrained can of Rotel on top of the chicken
  • Sprinkle with taco seasoning
  • Cover the crockpot and cook on high for three to four hours, or on low for six to eight hours.
  • Don’t forget to check the temp of your shredded chicken taco meat with your meat thermometer!
  • Shred the chicken using two forks or a hand mixer.

** If you already have your chicken prepared, you can start here:

  • Lay a sheet of parchment paper on a baking sheet
  • Lay tortilla chips out on the parchment paper
  • Cover chips with drained shredded chicken
  • Top with shredded cheddar cheese
  • ** Add a layer of optional ingredients that you don't mind hot in temperature
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees until cheese is melted
  • Top with cold ingredients


Serve with side plates and a spatula for serving