Recipe for Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Buffalo chicken nachos are a tasty and popular appetizer that combines the flavors of spicy buffalo chicken with the crunch of tortilla chips and the creaminess of melted cheese. The dish typically includes shredded chicken that has been tossed in buffalo sauce, then layered on top of a bed of tortilla chips with melted cheese, sliced jalapenos, and diced tomatoes. The nachos are often topped with sour cream or ranch dressing and chopped scallions, making for a delicious and satisfying snack or meal. However, if you would like to add a twist to the nachos, we recommend using tostones plantain chips. To learn more from Prime Planet Tostones, continue reading below. 


Cook time: 15 minutes

Prep time: 2 minutes

Calories:  1314 calories

Total Fat: 66 grams

Buffalo Chicken Nachos Recipe

Like any other kind of recipe, you will need to gather the right ingredients. The specific ingredients you will need are listed below: 

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 bag of lime tostones chips or any other kind of Prime Planet tostones
  • 2 cups shredded cheese (cheddar or Monterey Jack)
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapenos
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or ranch dressing

After gathering these materials, you should follow this recipe for buffalo chicken nachos: 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • In a bowl, mix the cooked and shredded chicken with buffalo sauce until coated evenly.
  • Spread a layer of tostones plantain chips on a large baking sheet or oven-safe dish.
  • Sprinkle a layer of shredded cheese over the tostones.
  • Add a layer of buffalo chicken on top of the cheese.
  • Repeat the layers until all ingredients are used up.
  • Top with sliced jalapenos and diced tomatoes.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Serve hot, topped with chopped scallions and a dollop of sour cream or ranch dressing.

How to Make Buffalo Chicken Nacho Dip

A great way to enjoy tostones plantain chips is to make a dip that you could enjoy with family and friends. To make buffalo chicken nacho dip, Prime Planet recommends that you gather the right ingredients. These include the following: 

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup buffalo sauce
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapenos
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • Tostones chips  for serving

After getting these ingredients follow these steps: 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add the sour cream and buffalo sauce to the cream cheese and mix until combined.
  • Stir in the shredded chicken and shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Transfer the mixture to an oven-safe baking dish.
  • Top the mixture with sliced jalapenos and diced tomatoes.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  • Garnish with chopped scallions.
  • Serve hot with tostones for dipping.

These nacho dips are also great side dishes for buffalo chicken sandwiches. 

More About Prime Planet

We are a business that is dedicated to making sure that our customers have access to some of the best tostones plantain chips on the market. View our online shop to view our full selection of gluten free diet snacks available and to learn more about our recipe for buffalo chicken nachos.

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