Gluten Free Chicken Nachos Recipe

                   
Make jalapeño-spiked chicken nachos that are saucy, cheesy, and meant to share. This Southwestern-inspired dish uses whole-grain tortilla chips and part-skim cheddar for a healthy spin on traditional nachos loaded with fat.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
1 skinless boneless chicken breast
1 tsp chili powder
4 oz whole grain nachos
1/2 cup shredded part-skim cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped onion
4 Tbsp chopped fresh jalapeño pepper
6 Tbsp taco sauce
2 Tbsp salsa
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Directions
Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

Sprinkle chicken with chili powder and place in a baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until cooked through. Set aside.

Step 3

Preheat broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, layer ingredients in the following order: nachos, half the cheese, tomato, onion, jalapenos, taco sauce, salsa and chicken. Sprinkle remaining cheese over nachos.

Step 4

Broil nachos 4 inches from heat for approximately 5 minutes or until cheese is fully melted. Serve immediately.

Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 248
Make this for: Healthy Kids
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
This recipe has been reviewed by a dietitian. Click here to learn more.
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 3 chips
Per serving:
calories:248
total fat:10g
sat fat:2g
cholesterol:35mg
sodium:309mg
total carb:21g
fibers:3g
proteins:19g

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About This Healthy Recipe

Looking for a nacho recipe that isn’t loaded with fat and calories? These gluten-free chicken nachos pack all of the cheesy goodness without the grease. Made with just 9 simple ingredients, these nachos are super delicious and easy to make. Perfect for an appetizer, tailgate or late night snack, this recipe will be loved by both adults and kids. While these nachos are low in calories, containing just 248 cal per serving, they are very high in protein, packed with 19 grams per serving. In addition to being a great source of protein, this recipe is also a great choice for those who face dietary restrictions. In fact, these nachos may be the perfect diabetic friendly option since it is low in both carbohydrates (21g) and fat (10g). Get all of the whole grains and protein minus the extra fat and grease, with this tasty chicken nacho recipe. Enjoy!

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Gluten Free Chicken Nachos Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
1 skinless boneless chicken breast
1 tsp chili powder
4 oz whole grain nachos
1/2 cup shredded part-skim cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped onion
4 Tbsp chopped fresh jalapeño pepper
6 Tbsp taco sauce
2 Tbsp salsa
Directions
Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°.

Step 2

Sprinkle chicken with chili powder and place in a baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until cooked through. Set aside.

Step 3

Preheat broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, layer ingredients in the following order: nachos, half the cheese, tomato, onion, jalapenos, taco sauce, salsa and chicken. Sprinkle remaining cheese over nachos.

Step 4

Broil nachos 4 inches from heat for approximately 5 minutes or until cheese is fully melted. Serve immediately.

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