Fix these nachos in minutes using Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken.  This post will give you easy steps to making these delicious cheesy Nachos.

Ingredients Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken

For these Nachos, you will need Tortilla chips, corn, black beans, chicken, Fajita seasoning, and Mexican blend cheese.  Top the nachos with sour cream and jalapenos.


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Easy Nachos

Easy Nachos

EASY NACHOS SLOW COOKER MEXICAN CHICKEN - These nachos are really easy and delicious to make using my Crock-Pot Tex-Mex Chicken. This post will give you easy steps to making these delicious cheesy Nachos.

Use my Crock-Pot Tex Mex Chicken for tacos, a taco salad, enchiladastortilla soupquesadillas, burritos, a taco ring, and these nachos.  These nachos have saved me many times when I had no time to prepare a meal.  I usually have some Crock-Pot Tex-Mex Chicken in my freezer or refrigerator.

All I have to do is assemble these nacho ingredients and put it in the oven.    Nachos are perfect for a quick weekday, a lazy Saturday meal or when watching your favorite game on t.v.

Easy Steps To Making These Delicious Nachos

First Step: Chips

Start by adding a layer of Tortilla chips to a large baking sheet that has been sprayed with a cooking spray.

Second Step:

  • Layer one can of black beans that have been drained and rinsed well over the top of the chips.
  • Add one can of corn that has been drained well over the top of the chips and black beans.

Layer on black beans and corn.

Third Step: Mexican Chicken

Layer the tortilla chips, black beans, and corn with shredded Mexican Chicken.   See my easy slow cooker Mexican chicken recipe here.


Fourth Step: Season Your Nachos

Season your nachos well with Mexican seasoning.  I use Fajita Magic by Chef Paul Prudhommes.

Season with Fajita Magic

Fifth Step:  Cheese

Layer on the cheese!

What is the best cheese for Nachos?

Monterey Jack cheese will give you the cheesy goodness you are looking for but you can also use sharp cheddar.

Last Step: Bake

Bake 350 degrees F until nice and gooey.

Is it better to bake or broil Nachos?

Baking nachos helps to heat the topping thoroughly.  Broiling the nachos will only melt the cheese.  If you broil your nachos, watch them carefully so they do not burn.

Topping for Nachos

  • sour cream
  • jalapenos
  • guacamole
  • pico de gallo
  • shredded lettuce
  • black olives

Do you put cold toppings on Nachos before baking them?

Do not add any wet toppings on your Nachos before baking them.  Save the salsa, sour cream, pico de gallo, for after they come out of the oven.  This will keep them from getting soggy.

Serve Nachos during a Football Game

Nachos are perfect for a Saturday or Sunday football game.  Take them out of the oven and leave them on the sheet pan.

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How long can you leave Nachos sitting out?

Follow the 2-hour health safety rule.  Toss any food that has been cooked and left out on the counter two hours.  Refrigerate before the two hours are up.

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Nachos using Crock-Pot Tex Mex Chicken

Quick and Easy Nachos using Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken
Prep Time5 hrs 25 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: entree
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: easy recipe, Mexican, Mexican food, quick & easy, Tex-Mex
Servings: 10
Calories: 337kcal


  • 9 ounces tortilla chips Tostitos
  • 15 ounces corn can, drained
  • 15 ounces black beans drained
  • 3 cups chicken shredded seasoned chicken - see crock-pot chicken recipe
  • Mexican seasoning Fajita Magic Seasoning by Chef Paul Prudhomme OR your favorite taco or Mexican seasoning
  • 2 cups Mexican Blend cheese shredded, - Cover the top of the nachos well.
  • Sour Cream and Jalapeno


  • Layer all ingredients in a large baking sheet 11 x 17.
  • Start with Tortilla chip, drained blacked beans, and drained whole corn.
  • Add the cheese on top and extra seasoning.
  • Bake about 25 minutes
  • 350 degrees until the cheese is nice and gooey.
  • Serve with Sour Cream and Jalapeno


Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 348mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 282IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 207mg | Iron: 2mg

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