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Microwave Cheesy Chicken Nachos

Microwave Cheesy Chicken Nachos
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4

No time to sit and let nachos bake? No problem. These flavor-packed nachos are made in the microwave and every bit as good as the ones from the oven. Promise. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
cups tortilla chips
1
package (8 oz) shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 cups)
1
cup shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ mild enchilada sauce (from 10-oz can)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
Nacho toppings, as desired (shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, diced avocado, sliced ripe olives, chopped fresh cilantro leaves, sour cream and/or salsa)

Steps

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  • 1
    On large microwavable plate, arrange tortilla chips in single layer. Sprinkle evenly with 1 cup of the cheese.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix chicken and enchilada sauce. Spread evenly over cheese layer. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the cheese. Top with green chiles. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 3
    Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is heated through and cheese is melted. Top with nacho toppings.

Expert Tips

  • Make it your own! Use other shredded meats, like pork tenderloin or pot roast in place of the chicken.
  • Top with fried eggs, cooked sausage and salsa for an easy riff on huevos rancheros.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
730mg
30%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
2g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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