bbq chicken nachos
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BBQ Chicken Nachos

These BBQ Chicken nachos are perfect for a party. Sweet BBQ chicken, tart sour cream, savory olives, warm, melty cheese and crunchy tortilla chips will definitely please the crowd!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizers, Main Dish, Side Dishes
Cuisine: Barbecue, Comfort Food, Party Food
Servings: 6 people


  • 6 cups tortilla chips
  • 2 cups colby jack cheese shredded
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken
  • 2/3 cup BBQ sauce divided use
  • 1 5 oz can sliced olives
  • 1 12 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup grape or cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 lime sliced


  • Preheat oven or grill to 425 degrees F.
  • On a cookie sheet, spread out the tortilla chips. Top with half of the shredded colby jack and cheddar cheese.
  • In a small bowl combine the shredded chicken and 1/2 cup of the BBQ sauce. Reserve the other 1/3 cup of BBQ sauce for later use.
  • Layer the BBQ chicken, beans, olives, tomatoes and the rest of the cheese on the chips. Put the remaining BBQ sauce in a plastic bag, snip the corner, and pipe the BBQ sauce evenly across the top of the cheese.
  • Place the cookie sheet in the oven for about 10 minutes or until the cheese is hot and melted. Remove from the oven.
  • Scoop the sour cream into a small plastic bag, snip the corner, and pipe the sour cream evenly across the top of the nachos. Garnish with the cilantro and the lime slices. Serve immediately.