Chicken Fajita Nachos

Chicken Fajita Nachos Combo foods are awesome! You get to enjoy two foods that you love together in one superfood.Chicken Fajita NachosFor these Chicken Fajita Nachos, tender, fajita-seasoned chicken and veggies come together with the cheesy goodness of nachos for one incredibly tasty dish!

Chicken Fajita Nachos The off-the-block freshness of Sargento® Fine Cut Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican makes a huge difference. Since there aren’t very many ingredients in this recipe, using fresh, quality ingredients is key because it really affects the taste.

We topped these nachos with a little fresh cilantro, but they would also be great with sour cream, guacamole, or any other topping that you like on your nachos or in your fajitas.

Chicken Fajita Nachos
  • 2 T. olive oil, divided
  • 1 green pepper, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 small white or yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 lb. chicken, sliced in bite-sized pieces
  • 1 packet fajita seasoning
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 small lime, juiced
  • Pinch brown sugar
  • Sargento® Fine Cut Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican
  • Tortilla chips
  • Cilantro
  1. Preheat oven to low broil (500 F).
  2. Heat large oven safe skillet over medium-low heat.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, and then add sliced peppers and onion.
  4. Cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are soft.
  5. Remove to plate.
  6. Add remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil to same skillet.
  7. Sear chicken on both sides.
  8. Add fajita seasoning, water, lime juice, and brown sugar.
  9. Cook, stirring as needed, until chicken is to temperature, about 5 minutes.
  10. Return veggies to pan, and toss to combine.
  11. Remove veggies and chicken to plate.
  12. Layer in chips, chicken/veggie mix, and half of cheese.
  13. Repeat layers one more time.
  14. Broil, watching closely, until cheese has melted, about 2-3 minutes.
  15. Top with cilantro before serving.


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