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Chicken Fajita Nachos Recipe

This Chicken Fajita Nacho recipe will become one of your favorite ways to enjoy fajitas! Made of chicken, peppers, onions, cheese, and salsa all piled on top of nachos!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken fajita nachos
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • olive oil
  • 3 skinless boneless chicken breasts sliced into 1/2-inch strips or 12 chicken tenderloins
  • 1 medium onion cut into strips
  • 1 medium pepper green, red, or yellow, cut into strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon taco seasoning mix
  • tortilla chips
  • 1 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa


  • Preheat oven to broil at 500ยบ F.
  • Drizzle olive oil into a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken strips to the skillet and sprinkle with half of the taco seasoning. Cook until cooked throughout, about 5-10 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet and into a bowl. Set aside. Add onions and peppers to skillet, sprinkle with remaining taco seasoning and cook until slightly tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from skillet and add to the bowl along with the chicken. Turn off the heat to the skillet.
  • Arrange tortilla chips in a layer on the bottom and up the sides of the skillet. Add cooked chicken, onions, and peppers to the top of the tortilla chips. Top with cheese and place into the preheated oven. Broil until cheese has melted and turned slightly bubbly. Remove from oven and top with salsa. Serve immediately.