Easy Chicken Nachos

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Ingredients

  • 1 bag of your favorite tortilla chips
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2/3 of a cup of water
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese (1 cup for each batch of nachos)
  • 1 (15 oz.) can red beans ( 1/2 can for each batch of nachos)
  • 1/2 cup sliced peperoncini peppers (1/4 cup for each batch of nachos)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped

Instructions

  1. Start by rinsing the chicken breasts and then chopping them into bite sized pieces.
  2. Then cook chicken in a pan with 1 tablespoon of butter until it is no longer pink and temps at 165 degrees on a meat thermometer.
  3. Then mix 1/2 tsp. chilli powder, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1/4 tsp. onion powder, 1/4 tsp. oregano, 1/4 tsp. paprika, 1/2 tsp. cumin, 1/4 tsp. pepper, and 1/2 tsp. salt into 2/3 of a cup of water.
  4. Pour the spices in the pan with the cooked chicken and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until the sauce has thickened up.
  5. Then add 1/2 of the chicken on top of the chips.
  6. Now get out a 9"x13" baking dish and add one layer of tortilla chips.
  7. Add 1 cup of cheese.
  8. Rinse and add 1/2 of the (15 oz.) can of red beans.
  9. Add 1/4 of a cup of sliced Peperoncini peppers.
  10. Bake the nachos for 7-10 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
  11. This recipe makes two batches of nachos.

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