FORBIDDEN NACHOS

FRESH Vol. 8 - The Reef - Boise, ID

  • Yield: 2 cups
FORBIDDEN NACHOS

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. tortilla chips
  • 8 oz. shredded Darigold medium cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken or Barbacoa*
  • ½ cup prepared Pico de Gallo
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions
  • ¼ cup sliced seeded jalapeño peppers
  • ¼ cup lime crema (recipe follows)

Preparation

In a metal baking pan, arrange half of the tortilla chips in the center of the pan; sprinkle with half of the cheddar cheese. Add remaining chips and cheddar; spread chicken evenly over top of chips. Bake at 350°F for 2 to 3 minutes; turn pan 180 degrees and bake for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from oven and slide onto serving platter. Top nachos with salsa, green onions and jalapeños. Drizzle with lime crema and serve. Makes 4 servings.

LIME CREMA: Combine one 16 oz. carton of Darigold Mexican-style Crema Agria with 2 teaspoons fresh-squeezed lime juice and 1 teaspoon grated lime peel; mix until well blended. Makes 2 cups.

*Barbacoa: a Mexican-style shredded beef slow-cooked in spices and vegetables.