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White Chicken Nachos Recipe

Updated on September 16, 2014

White Chicken Nachos!

White Chicken Nachos!
White Chicken Nachos!

Looking for a great appetizer or even party food this is delicious and easy to serve? This is hands down my favorite nacho dish, I plan meals around how I can include this awesome dish. It goes over great with my herd of kids too! It's quite simple & you can make double batches to reheat later when your feeling a bit lazy about cooking.

Make a batch!

Have kids in the house? Make a bigger batch & freeze it in small servings, this is the perfect afternoon snack for hungry kids!

  • Cook time: 35 min
  • Ready in: 35 min
  • Yields: 4-6


  • 1 to 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced red bell pepper
  • 1 pound diced boiled chicken
  • 1 1/3 pounds white American cheese
  • diced
  • Yellow corn tortilla chips


  1. Pour 1 cup milk into a heavy saucepan (see note) set over medium-low heat. Bring to about 170
  2. degrees (steaming, but not quite to a simmer). Add cheese and continue to cook, stirring frequently,
  3. until cheese is melted. Add chicken, onion, bell pepper and jalapeno; cook until heated through,
  4. about 3 minutes. If sauce is too thick, add enough of the remaining 1/3 cup milk to thin to desired consistency. To serve, place a layer of tortilla chips in a shallow bowl. Drizzle with sauce. Repeat
  5. layers to desired serving size.
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    • Wednesday-Elf profile image

      Wednesday-Elf 3 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      My son would love this recipe. I'll have to share it with him. :)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 3 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Sounds delicious. Thanks

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      Merry Citarella 3 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      Looks delicious--gotta love nachos!

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      writerkath 4 years ago

      This sounds like an excellent party food! :)

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      Rose Jones 4 years ago

      This sounds delicious, easy and bound to be eaten a lot. Pinned to my chicken board.

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      Margaret Schindel 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      Nom nom! I'd probably used roasted rather than boiled chicken in mine and experiment with different cheeses. I love playing with recipes. Thanks so much for sharing!

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      Susan Hazelton 4 years ago from Summerfield, Florida

      This recipe looks amazing.

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      Angela F 4 years ago from Seattle, WA

      Sounds yummy - I'd sub Monterrey Jack in mine tho'