Loaded BBQ Chicken Nachos

Say hello to the best nachos EVER! Loaded with perfectly tender BBQ chicken bites, two types of cheeses, tomatoes, onion, sour cream, cilantro and potato chips! Guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser.


  • 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 shallot, minced
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, homemade or store-bought
  • 1 (8-ounce) package LAY’S Kettle Cooked Original Potato Chips
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and shallot, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in chicken and barbecue sauce, and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown and the sauce is slightly reduced, about 3-5 minutes; set aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
  5. Place potato chips in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Top with barbecue chicken mixture and cheeses.
  6. Place into oven and bake until heated through and the cheeses have melted, about 5-6 minutes.
  7. Serve immediately, topped with tomato, onion, sour cream and cilantro.

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