Heart Healthy Mini Chicken Nachos Recipe
Lightly coat a skillet with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat until hot. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes, or until the onion is translucent.
Add the garlic, cumin and paprika and stir. Add the shredded chicken and stir.
Add the chicken stock. Raise the heat to high and bring to a boil. Add the 1/4 cup cilantro and lime juice and cook for 1 minute.
Remove from the heat and stir well. Cover and set aside for 10 minutes.
Top each chip with a tablespoon of chicken filling mixture and desired toppings. Serve immediately.
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About This Healthy Recipe
Everyone loves nachos and these healthy nachos are sure to please everyone, no matter what their dietary preference. Baked corn chips are used as the base of this chicken nacho recipe, making these nachos not only gluten-free but also heart-healthy since the chips aren’t loaded with fat and calories like chips fried in oil. A tasty mix of shredded chicken breast mixed with flavorful spices is then accented by fresh and nutrient-rich ingredients, including lettuce, tomatoes, pineapple, radishes, avocado, jalapenos, cilantro and lime. Then these delicious low-fat nachos are topped off with reduced-fat cheese and Greek yogurt for some creamy goodness. Kids will love this Mexican nacho recipe as much as adults, making it an easy way to get kids to eat more veggies. And at only 161 calories per serving with 1g of saturated fat, this nacho recipe is a great way to enjoy a diet-friendly snack if you’re watching your weight. Enjoy!