Kooking with Ken

Chicken Nachos


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image It takes a little effort to make these and makes 24 of these appetizers.

2 cups chicken roasted and shredded
1/2 cup onion, minced
24 large corn chips
2 canned chipotle chilies, chopped
1 1/2 cups Monterey jack cheese, shredded
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
2 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1/2 cup water
1/3 cup mashed avocado
2 tablespoon sour cream
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves, chopped fine
2 teaspoons line juice
2 teaspoon milk
24 cilantro leaves

  1. Roast chicken
  2. Mince onions and set aside. Chop chilies and set aside.
  3. Arrange tortilla chips on a 12 inch by 18 inch cookie sheet in one layer without touching.
  4. Sprinkle a layer of cheese on each chip in equal amounts.
  5. In a small bowl, combine avocado, sour cream, cilantro, lime juice, and milk. Set aside.
  6. Using a 3 quart sauce pan over medium heat, saute onions until brown, about 4 to 7 minutes.
  7. Add cumin seeds and oregano, stir about a half minute.
  8. Add chilies, tomato paste, vinegar, and water.
  9. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer gently, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes.
  10. Add chicken. Heat, stirring continuously until hot.
  11. Preheat oven at 450 dF.
  12. Spoon equal amounts of chicken mixture over each chip.
  13. Bake about 3 minutes.
  14. Spoon equal amounts of avocado sauce over each chip.
  15. Top each chip with a cilantro leaf.
  16. Using a flat spatula, remove chips from cookie sheet.
  17. Serve and enjoy.

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