Skillet Chicken Nachos

These easy Skillet Chicken Nachos are the perfect lunch or dinner for even the busiest of weeknights. I love using leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken to make it quicker. You can make this recipe in just 35 minutes, perfect for a long day! You’ll love this one.

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Why Make Skillet Chicken Nachos

  • Easy dinner idea
  • 35 minute recipe
  • Family-friendly
  • Great for busy nights
  • Budget-friendly
  • Simple ingredients
  • Only 7 ingredients needed
  • Easy directions

Ingredients Needed:

Chicken – Chicken breast, you can use rotisserie chicken or leftover chicken

Produce – Avocado

Dairy – Mexican blended cheese, sour cream

Pantry – Tortilla Chips, black beans, salsa

How to Make Skillet Chicken Nachos

If you’re using un-cooked chicken breast, you’ll start by pre-cooking your chicken breast in the oven for 45 minutes at 350 degrees. However, if you’re using leftover or rotisserie chicken, you can skip this step.

Now, spray an oven safe skillet or baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray and layer your pan with chips, chicken, beans, onions, salsa, and cheese.

Then, place your skillet in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes and top with sour cream and avocado before serving. Enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

If you want to save even more time on this recipe, use some leftover chicken or grab a rotisserie chicken. It saves you a lot of time when prepping this recipe.

More Nacho Recipes to Try!

Slow Cooker Chicken Nachos – Add some variety to your taco night and cook these nachos in your slow cooker!

Sheet Pan Nachos – Serve these up on gameday!

Spicy Game Day Nachos – Loaded with all of your favorite toppings.

Skillet Chicken Nachos

Skillet Chicken Nachos

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Quick and Easy Skillet Chicken Nachos are the perfect Lunch or Dinner Idea that can be made using leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken for a quick and easy recipe the entire family will love!


  • 1 Lb. Chicken Breast, Cooked & Shredded
  • 10 oz. Tortilla Chips
  • 8 oz. Black Beans, Rinsed & Drained
  • 16 oz. Mexican Blended Cheese
  • 1 Cup Salsa
  • 1/2 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Avocado, Diced


  1. Pre-Cook Chicken Breast in the oven for 45 minutes at 350 degrees if using uncooked chicken breast, or use Rotisserie Chicken
  2. Spray an Oven Safe Skillet or Baking Sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  3. Layer the pan with Chips, Chicken, Beans, Onions, Salsa, and Cheese
  4. Place in the Oven at 350 Degrees for 20 minutes
  5. Top with Sour Cream and Avocado before serving


I love using a Rotisserie Chicken for this to save on time!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 811Total Fat: 47gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 1021mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 9gSugar: 4gProtein: 49g

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