Easy Chipotle Chicken Nachos
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Easy Chipotle Chicken Nachos

Course Appetizer
Servings 4
Author Michele


  • 1 large cooked chicken breast shredded (can use rotisserie chicken)
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder add more or less depending on desired heat level
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 24 Tortilla Chips
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo drained (store-bought or make-your-own)
  • Sour Cream for garnish
  • Guacamole for garnish


  • In a medium bowl, add the cooked chicken breast and sprinkle with chipotle chili power, cumin, and garlic powder.
  • On a large microwave-safe plate or platter spread tortilla chips in one layer.
  • Spoon the drained black beans evenly over the top of the tortilla chips.
  • Sprinkle the seasoned shredded chicken breast over the black beans.
  • Sprinkkle the shredded cheese evenly over the top.
  • Microwave for approximately 1-1/2 to 2 minutes. Please watch carefully as microwaves and cooking times can vary.
  • Remove from the microwave when the cheese is melted and the nachos are heated through.
  • Spoon pico de gallo over the top.
  • Top with sour cream or guacamole, if desired.