Chipotle Chicken Nachos w Avocado Crema

 

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5 from 2 votes

Chipotle Chicken Nachos w Avocado Crema

Upgrade and lighten up your usual nachos with shredded rotisserie chicken in an easy chipotle sauce and avocado-lime crema that is to die for! Great for game night with your buddies or a fun weekend lunch with the kiddos.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
Calories: 251kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast coarsely shredded
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup light sour cream
  • 1 TB lime juice
  • 30 baked tortilla chips
  • ¾ cup reduced fat shredded Mexican 4-cheese
  • ¾ cup salsa
  • ½ avocado diced
  • 1 small red pepper diced
  • ¼ cup chopped scallion
  • ¼ cup sliced pickled jalapeños
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • Optional hot sauce and additional salsa for serving

Instructions

  • Combine chicken, tomato sauce, cumin, chili powder, and cayenne pepper in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat until bubbly. 
  • Stir together sour cream and lime juice and reserve. 
  • Preheat broiler and coat a large baking pan with cooking spray. Arrange chips on bottom and top evenly with chicken mixture and cheese. Heat under broiler for 3-4 minutes or until cheese melts. 
  • Drizzle sour cream mixture and salsa over the top. Sprinkle evenly with avocado, red pepper, scallion, pickled jalapeños, and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 887mg | Potassium: 588mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1565IU | Vitamin C: 33.4mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 2.1mg

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