Go Back
+ servings
overhead of bbq chicken nachos
Print Recipe
No ratings yet

BBQ Chicken Nachos

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: shredded chicken
Servings: 4 people
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 cup BBQ Sauce
  • 6 slices thick cut bacon diced and cooked until crisp
  • 14 ounces tortilla chips
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 1/4 small red onion diced
  • cilantro for topping
  • pickled jalapeños for topping


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a non stick skillet, combine BBQ sauce and chicken over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for five minutes, allowing the BBQ sauce to thicken.
  • While the chicken and BBQ Sauce simmer, spread the chips over a rimmed baking sheet. When the chicken is done, scoop all of the chicken and BBQ sauce over the chips. Top with bacon, then cheese, and then red onions.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted.
  • Top with cilantro and pickled jalapeños and enjoy!