Tandoori Nachos

Tandoori Nachos is an Indian take on popular TEX-mex appetizer using spicy and flavorsome Tandoori chicken layered between crispy Nachos and cheese sauce, topped with Fresh tomatoes and Jalapeños.

When Nachos went to India (Tandoori Nachos)

Tandoori chicken is that popular grilled chicken recipe from india which everyone one loves. I happen to make it at home when I find the right cut at the supermarkets here in Japan and they turn out perfect every time. I use them in sandwiches, salads or in wraps they are so versatile and simple to make. Check out the recipe here TANDOORI CHICKEN RECIPE.

Now, tandoori nachos was a surprise to me as well, I came across this inspiration on social media somewhere in a restaurants page and it inspired me to try it out for myself and it turned out so good.

It is so quick to put together esp if you are using a pre cooked tandoori chicken. This simple Tandoori chicken nachos comes together in 15 mins and it is a great accompaniment for a gathering.

I would recommend microwaving it right before serving otherwise the nachos tends to get soggy. Now lets see how to make Tandoori Nachos.

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Ingredients required to make Tandoori Nachos

  1. 1 pack Nachos chips
  2. 2 Tandoori chicken pieces
  3. Nachos Cheese sauce
  4. 1 Tomatoe roughly chopped
  5. 5-6 Jalapeño
  6. 2-3 handfuls Melting shredded cheese

How to eat

This is an excellent party appetizer, or a weekend movie night binge food. Serve it as it is with some sour cream and guacamole on the side.

Prep work before you begin

So if you are using precooked tandoori chicken from a shop then, begin by shredding the chicken off the bones and keep it aside.

Or if you are going to make your own at home, I have a simple and easy recipe for you here (How to make Easy Tandoori chicken at home)

Roughly chop the tomatoes, Jalapeños and keep it ready.

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Tips

You can prepare it and microwave it just before serving. Replace tandoori chicken is plain shredded chicken in this recipe.

Pictorial recipe (step by step)

  • First begin by prepping the tandoori chicken, remove the meat from the bones and keep it aside.

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  • Now take your serving dish (microwaveable), layer some nachos until the bottom is covered and over it half of shredded tandoori chicken pieces.

  • Drizzle some nachos cheese sauce and some shredded cheese on top.

  • Repeat another layer of nachos chips, remaining chicken, cheese sauce and shredded cheese and finally top with diced tomatoes, jalapeños.

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  • Microwave it until the cheese is melted ( 500 w for 3 mins)
  • Serve hot.
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Tandoori nachos

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • microwave safe serving dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pack Nachos chips
  • 2 Tandoori chicken pieces
  • Nachos Cheese sauce
  • 1 Tomatoe roughly chopped
  • 5-6 Jalapeño
  • 2-3 handfuls Melting shredded cheese

Instructions
 

  • First begin by prepping the tandoori chicken, remove the meat from the bones and keep it aside.
  • Now take your serving dish (microwaveable), layer some nachos until the bottom is covered and over it half of shredded tandoori chicken pieces.
  • Drizzle some nachos cheese sauce and some shredded cheese on top.
  • Repeat another layer of nachos chips, remaining chicken, cheese sauce and shredded cheese and finally top with diced tomatoes, jalapeños
  • Microwave it until the cheese is melted ( 500 w for 3 mins)
  • Serve hot.

Notes

You can prepare it and microwave it just before serving.
Replace tandoori chicken is plain shredded chicken in this recipe.
Keyword american inspired, Easy recipes, NACHOS, party foods, tandoori, Tandoori Chicken

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