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Easy Weeknight Chicken Nachos

A quick, easy and delicious weeknight meal you can throw together in 10-15 minutes.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • 380 g original flavour corn chips
  • 390 g jar salsa
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 3 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 2 tomatoes diced
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 spring onions thinly sliced
  • 1 tub sour cream to serve


  • Place 4 microwave-safe bowls on the counter. Lay a single layer of corn chips over the bottom of each bowl.
  • Top corn chips with half the salsa, half the shredded chicken and half the cheese. Microwave each bowl for 60 seconds or until the cheese has begun to melt.
  • Create a second layer by topped the bowls with the remaining corn chips, salsa, shredded chicken and cheese. Microwave each bowl for 60-90 seconds, or until the cheese is melted and the chicken is heated through.
  • Top each bowl with handfuls of shredded lettuce, avocado, tomato, a sprinkle of spring onions and a spoonful of sour cream. Serve immediately.


Note: the double-layer of nachos is a substantial-sized serve. For small children, a single layer may suffice.
Keyword chicken, nachos, weeknight