Beer-Braised Chicken Nachos Recipe

Beer-Braised Chicken Nachos Recipe

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How To Make Beer-Braised Chicken Nachos

Crispy bacon, tender chicken, and malty beer are combined for this scrumptious chicken nachos that’s made even tastier with shredded cheese.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



For Beer-Braised Chicken:

  • 4slicesbacon,chopped
  • 3chicken breasts,or thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 2cansdiced tomatoes with chilies,with liquid
  • 1cancoors light
  • salt and pepper,to taste

For Serving:

  • cheese,shredded
  • green onions,chopped
  • black olives,sliced
  • cilantro
  • avocado,chopped


  1. Cook chopped bacon on medium-high heat in a Dutch oven or skillet with high sides, and remove from oil when crispy. Brown the chicken in the remaining oil on both sides.

  2. Add in tomatoes with juices, bacon bits, and Coors Light, and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  3. Cover and reduce heat to low, continue braising chicken, simmering until cooked through.

  4. Remove the chicken from the sauce and shred by hand or using 2 forks. Using a slotted spoon, remove the tomatoes from the pot and mix with shredded chicken.

  5. Top tortilla chips with shredded braised chicken with tomatoes and add shredded cheese, chopped green onions, and sliced black olives.

  6. Heat in the oven until cheese is melted and finish with cilantro and chopped avocado.

  7. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 194.81kcal
  • Fat: 11.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.27g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.95g
  • Fiber: 1.08g
  • Sugar: 1.41g
  • Protein: 16.01g
  • Cholesterol: 51.33mg
  • Sodium: 404.00mg
  • Calcium: 28.94mg
  • Potassium: 288.10mg
  • Iron: 0.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 33.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.45mg
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