Homemade BBQ chicken nachos

Homemade BBQ chicken nachos: The best game day snack

The best times are spent with friends and food. There’s no better feeling than enjoying the game and eating homemade BBQ chicken nachos.

Homemade BBQ chicken nachos

There’s so much sport on the weekends that it doesn’t make sense to spend it on your own. Invite your friends and family over and feed them the best snacks while everybody is festive and shouting at the TV. Nachos, a Mexican food that everybody loves, is the best fully-loaded snack on the planet. It’s meaty, cheesy, saucy, a bit spicy and also crunchy which is all you need for one incredible snack and the cheese is also melted here.

Homemade BBQ chicken nachos tips

The homemade BBQ sauce is sweet and tangy and is ready in just a few minutes. You can make the sauce more spicy by adding some chilies too. Make sure to get actual nacho chips as ones like Doritos go soft very quickly and you need the chips to scoop everything up without breaking. Make sure to make enough and serve with big bowls of slightly softened cream cheese and guacamole for topping on this already loaded meal.

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The best times are spent with friends and food. There’s no better feeling than enjoying the game and eating homemade BBQ chicken nachos.

Last updated on 10 January 2023

Homemade BBQ chicken nachos recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Jessica Alberts Course: SnackCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • For the BBQ sauce
  • 2 cups 2 tomato sauce

  • ¼ cup ¼ brown sugar

  • ¼ cup ¼ apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tbsp 1 honey

  • 1 tbsp 1 Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tbsp 1 lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp 1 garlic powder

  • 1 tsp 1 cumin

  • 1 tsp 1 black pepper

  • salt to taste

  • For the chicken nachos
  • 4 4 chicken fillets

  • 1 packet 1 nacho chips

  • ½ cup ½ cheese

  • sour cream (optional)


  • For the BBQ sauce
  • Add all the ingredients into a large saucepan and whisk together.
  • Heat over medium heat until the sauce begins to simmer. Reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes.
  • While the sauce is simmering you can prepare your nachos.
  • BBQ chicken nachos
  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Cook the chicken fillets for 4 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from frying pan. Using 2 forks, shred the chicken into strips.
  • Add the BBQ sauce to the chicken and mix well.
  • Layer nachos in a baking dish and top with BBQ chicken and cheese.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted.


  • Serve with sour cream and quacamole (optional)

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