Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Cheesy nachos combined with spicy shredded buffalo chicken create the ultimate snack food.

Buffalo Chicken Nachos Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

I’m quite possibly the last person on the face of the planet who hasn’t watched a single minute of Downton Abbey, until today. I’ve had the first disc to season 1 in my possession for easily a week. I wanted to know what all the fuss is about so here we go… Are you a fan?

Buffalo Chicken Nachos Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

And yes, I realize that clearly has absolutely nothing to do with the recipe screaming at you. Jumping off the screen, begging to be made and devoured immediately. It’s just how it is.

Buffalo Chicken Nachos Recipe from bakedbyrachel.com

So in less than a few weeks time when you’re putting together snacks to enjoy during the big game, remember this. Make this. Cheesy nachos + spicy buffalo chicken = win. It’s everything you’d want from the two being thrown together. You might even need some backup ingredients to make a second batch because this is sure to disappear. And it is sure to be a hit with all ages, so long as they’re buffalo lovers of course.

I swear she wasn’t put up to saying this… only to repeat it for video sake ;)

Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Cheesy nachos combined with spicy shredded buffalo chicken create the ultimate snack food.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast
  • 3/4 C buffalo sauce
  • 1 C chicken stock
  • 1/2 C black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 C celery chopped
  • 1 1/2 C Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • Blue cheese crumbles
  • Tortilla chips

Instructions

  • Add chicken breast, 1/2 cup buffalo sauce and chicken stock to a small saucepan. Cook over medium/low heat until chicken is cooked through. Shred chicken by hand or place in a stand mixer with paddle attachment, mix on low until desired shred is reached. Toss with remaining 1/4 cup buffalo sauce.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Spread a single layer of tortilla chips on a baking sheet or large casserole dish. Sprinkle with 1/3 of the chicken, celery, beans, cheese and a handful of blue cheese crumbles. Repeat layers. Lightly drizzle with additional buffalo sauce if desired.
  • Bake until cheese is fully melted 8-10 minutes. Serve immediately.

Notes

An original recipe from Baked by Rachel

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