Jerk Chicken Nachos

The Pampered Chef ®
Jerk Chicken Nachos

 6 cups tortilla chips 

 3 cups diced or shredded cooked chicken 

 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese blend 

 2 tablespoons Jamaican Jerk Rub, divided 

 1 small yellow or red bell pepper or combination  

 1 lime 

 2 tablespoons snipped fresh cilantro 

 1/4 cup sour cream and 1 teaspoon additional Jamaican Jerk Rub (optional) 

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Arrange tortilla chips in a slightly overlapping layer on Large Round Stone.
  2. In Classic Batter Bowl, combine chicken, cheese and 1 tablespoon of the jerk rub; mix gently using Small Mix ‘N Scraper®. Sprinkle chicken mixture evenly over tortilla chips. Bake 5-7 minutes or until cheese is melted; remove from oven to Stackable Cooling Rack.
  3. Meanwhile, dice bell pepper with Santoku Knife. Cut lime in half crosswise. Juice half of the lime using Citrus Press into Small Batter Bowl; add remaining jerk rub and bell pepper and mix well.
  4. Snip cilantro in mincing cup of Herb Keeper using Kitchen Shears. Slice remaining lime half using Ultimate Mandoline fitted with v-shaped blade; cut slices in half using Utility Knife.
  5. Spoon bell pepper mixture over nachos; sprinkle evenly with cilantro. If desired, combine sour cream and additional jerk rub in resealable plastic bag; trim corner to allow sour cream to flow through. Pipe sour cream mixture over nachos. Garnish with lime slices.
Yield: 12 servings

Nutrients per serving: Calories 180, Total Fat 9 g, Saturated Fat 4.5 g, Cholesterol 45 mg, Carbohydrate 12 g, Protein 14 g, Sodium 280 mg, Fiber 1 g

Cook’s Tip: Use the Classic Batter Bowl to measure tortilla chips easily. Discard broken chips.

This recipe can also be prepared on the Large Par Pan, if desired.

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My notes: I use grilled chicken breast, and add a can of black beans (drained and rinsed)
The kids LOVE the lime slices, so I always have to slice up an extra lime for them…

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