Pulled Pork Nachos Recipe with Plantain Chips

Pulled pork is a delicious dish made from slow-cooked, tenderized pork shoulder or butt. Seasoned with spices, it’s cooked low and slow until the meat easily shreds apart. The result is succulent, flavorful meat that can be enjoyed on its own, in sandwiches, tacos, or as a versatile ingredient in various recipes. One of the most popular recipes for pulled pork is to put it on top of nachos. Pulled pork nachos are delicious because you can customize them however you want or make them as spicy as you want. As experienced purveyors of tostone plantain chips, we could give our readers some useful tips on one of the best pulled pork nachos recipes. Continue reading below to learn more. 

Recipe for Pulled Pork Nachos

To first make pulled pork nachos, you must get your hands on pulled pork. For this recipe, Prime Planet recommends making one pound of pulled pork. You could use a smoker or any other kind of slow cooker to make one pound of pulled pork. 

To make one pound of pulled pork:

  1. Start by seasoning a pork shoulder or butt with salt, pepper, and desired spices.
  2. Heat a large pan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat and add a little oil.
  3. Sear the pork on all sides until browned.
  4. Transfer the pork to a slow cooker or oven-safe dish.
  5. Pour in a liquid like broth, water, or barbecue sauce to cover the meat partially.
  6. Cook on low heat for 6 to 8 hours in a slow cooker or 3 to 4 hours in an oven at 325°F (160°C) until the pork is tender and easily shreds.
  7. Remove from heat, shred the meat using two forks, and mix with the cooking liquid. 


Once you have cooked your pound of pulled pork, gather these ingredients: 

  • 1 pound pulled pork
  • Prime Planet Lime Tostones or any of our other great flavors
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar or Mexican blend)
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup diced red onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapeños (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


After gathering these ingredients, you will need to follow these steps: 

  • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Spread a layer of delicious Prime Planet Tostones on a baking sheet or oven-safe dish.
  • Evenly distribute the pulled pork over the tostones.
  • Sprinkle the shredded cheese over the pulled pork.
  • Add diced tomatoes, red onions, and jalapeños (if desired) on top.
  • Place the baking sheet or dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 10 to 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Remove from the oven and garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • Serve the pulled pork nachos hot with optional toppings like sour cream, guacamole, and salsa.
  • Enjoy your delicious pulled pork nachos!

Why Choose Plantain Chip Nachos? 

A pulled pork nachos recipe that uses plantain chips is popular for many reasons. One of the most popular reasons is because of the extra flavoring and textures that these gluten-free snacks offer. Plantain chips, like our flavorful Prime Planet Tostones, have a slightly sweet taste and a firmer texture than tortilla chips. A pork nachos recipe that uses plantain chips is also sure to be less soggy than regular chips.

More About Prime Planet Tostones

Prime Planet is proud to create our tostones, a gluten-free snack that has many healthy perks. In fact, one of the benefits of these snacks is the fact that they are tasty and all-natural. Our full collection of products includes the following: 

Contact us today to learn more about what we can offer you and for more easy nacho recipes. 


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