Who doesn’t love an easy and delicious recipe? These Crockpot Taco Chicken Nachos are one of my favorite recipes right now. They are so easy and delicious…something the entire family will love!
This recipe is one of the first ones that I shared on my blog and it has stood the test of time!
It’s still one of the most shared recipes to date and I know why: it’s easy and delicious!
Some people wait until the fall to pull out their slow cooker, but I use mine year round. With two little ones running around, it’s the only way we get dinner cooked some nights! I love this recipe because it’s easy AND it’s kid-friendly!
Ingredients you will need for Crockpot Chicken Nachos:
- Chicken breasts
- Taco seasoning
- Chicken broth
- Tortilla chips
- Shredded cheese
Equipment you will need:
How to make these creamy chicken nachos:
- Add chicken to the crockpot with broth and seasoning.
- Cover and cook on high.
- Add salsa and cook a bit more.
- Shred chicken breasts with forks
- Add queso and more salsa.
- Top tortilla chips with mixture.
- Add shredded cheese if desired.
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How do I store these taco nachos?
I stir the mixture in an airtight container in our fridge.
How else can I use this mixture?
You can use the mixture on regular tacos as well! Simply follow the instructions and just add the taco chicken mixture to the taco shells.
Crockpot Taco Chicken Nachos
- 2 Boneless Chicken Breasts
- 1 Cups of Salsa Mild, but you can use medium or hot, if you prefer
- 3 Tbsp taco seasoning
- 1/2 Cup Chicken Broth
- 1 Cup Salsa Con Queso
- 1/2 Bag Tortilla Chips
- 1 8 Oz. Bag of Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese
Place chicken breasts in crockpot
Add chicken broth
Cover with taco seasoning
Cover and cook on high for 1 hour
Add 1.5 cups of salsa
Cover and cook on low for 2 hours, stirring occasionally
Add remainder of salsa (1.5 cups)
Add salsa con queso
Stir mixture together
Cook on low for 30-45 minutes. If your mixture has too much liquid, cook on high in 10 minute increments, stirring occasionally until the texture is to your liking.
Place approximately 10-15 chips on plate
Add chicken mixture on top of chips
Add shredded cheese (any amount that you desire) to top of nachos
If you would like to melt the shredded cheese, you can place the nachos in the microwave for 30-35 seconds
If you prefer to put all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and cook all day, you can. Just cook on low for 6-8 hours!