Shrimp Nachos Recipe

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Pat Modified: August 12, 2021
Shrimp Nachos Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Nachos

Level up your snack game with these shrimp nachos, made with boiled shrimp, cheese sauce, pico de gallo, and tortilla chips, for a mouthwatering plate.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1cupcheddar cheese,mild
  • ¼cupMonterey Jack Cheese
  • 4ozcream cheese
  • ¼cupmilk
  • ½lbshrimp,raw peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2Roma tomatoes,diced
  • 1tbspred onion,chopped fine
  • 1tspjalapeno pepper,or more if desired
  • 2tspcilantro,chopped
  • 3slicesfresh jalapeno pepper,for garnish
  • 2tbspsour cream,for garnish
  • 4oztortilla chips


  1. Drop the shrimp into a medium-sized pot of boiling water.

  2. Cook shrimp for 2 to 4 minutes until they turn pink, and remove immediately.

  3. Prepare cheese sauce by combining Monterey Jack cheese, Cheddar cheese, and cream cheese in a medium-sized pot over Low to medium heat. Add milk to thin the sauce.

  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, place tortilla chips on a heat-resistant plate. Heat chips for approximately 5 to 7 minutes.

  5. While the chips are heating prepare the pico de gallo by combining the tomatoes, chopped jalapeno pepper, onion, together.

To Assemble:

  1. Spoon cheese sauce over the nachos. Then top with the pico de gallo, top with shrimp.

  2. Garnish nachos with sour cream, and slices of fresh jalapeno peppers. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 473.54kcal
  • Fat: 32.05g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.42g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.84g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.33g
  • Fiber: 2.06g
  • Sugar: 3.70g
  • Protein: 22.24g
  • Cholesterol: 148.27mg
  • Sodium: 785.73mg
  • Calcium: 401.11mg
  • Potassium: 327.14mg
  • Iron: 0.85mg
  • Vitamin A: 276.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.54mg
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