Mexican Nachos
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 12
 
These nachos are tasty and delicious. Made with tequila for a depth of flavor and rotisserie chicken to speed things up.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups chopped sweet onions, divided
  • 1½ pounds shredded rotisserie chicken, skin removed
  • 3 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar HERDEZ® Roasted Pasilla Cooking Sauce
  • ¾ cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon chopped jalapeno
  • ¾ cup chopped cilantro, divided
  • 1 ½ cups shredded queso blanco
  • 1 ½ cup shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 16 ounces tortilla chips
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Place large skillet over medium heat and add 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1 cup onions, shredded chicken, 1½ teaspoons salt, ½ teaspoon pepper. Cook about 4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add HERDEZ® Roasted Pasilla Cooking Sauce, chicken broth and stir to combine.
  4. Cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer chicken with all juices to a bowl and set aside.
  6. In same skillet over medium high heat, add 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 cup chopped onions, tequila, ¼ teaspoon salt, pinch of pepper. Cook 4 minutes or until Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila is reduced.
  7. Add tomatoes, jalapeno, 1 teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and stir in ½ cup chopped cilantro. Set aside.
  9. In bowl, combine cheeses.
  10. Grease 9x13-inch or 12-inch round baking dish.
  11. Layer ⅓ tortilla chips, ⅓ shredded cheese mixture, ⅓ chicken mixture with juices and ⅓ tequila mixture with juices.
  12. Repeat 2 more times making a total of 3 layers. Bake 12 to 15 minutes.
  13. Sprinkle top with remaining chopped cilantro.
Recipe by Style on Main at https://styleonmain.net/tequila-treats-big-game/