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Chicken Enchilada Baked Nacho Bites

Sharing my favorite baked nachos today! These Chicken Enchilada Baked Nacho Bites are the perfect bite size appetizer for your upcoming parties and get togethers.
Baked Nachos

Baked Nachos

Baked nachos make the perfect appetizer for parties! They’re simple to make and great for feeding a crowd. Today, I’ve got a flavor packed bite size appetizer that takes just minutes to prepare. Tortilla chips are topped with a chicken enchilada chicken filling and shredded cheese. Perfect for snacking on at your next party. Simple enough to have the kids help, such a great appetizer for the whole family. Enjoy!

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How To make Nachos Recipe

Baked Nachos

Just a few simple ingredients to make your own bites. I used Old El Paso Green Enchilada Sauce and Green Chilies.

Baked Nachos

Add cumin, salt, pepper and garlic salt to your shredded cooked chicken. Add Green Chile Enchilada sauce and green chilies. Give a good stir.

Baked Nachos

Place your tortilla chips onto a baking sheet.

Baked Nachos

Fill with chicken mixture, top with cheese and bake at 350 degrees F. for about 12 minutes.

Baked Nachos

Remove and serve warm. Top with your favorite nacho toppings if desired.


Baked Nachos

Chicken Enchilada Baked Nacho Bites
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: appetizer, appetizer recipe, appetizer recipes, baked nachos, chicken enchilada recipe, easy appetizer, easy appetizer recipe, mexican nachos, nachos, nachos recipe, oven baked nachos
Servings: 25
Calories: 22 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 cup Old El Paso Green Enchilada Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso Green diced chilies
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  1. Place shredded chicken, enchilada sauce and green chilies into a medium bowl, stir to combine.
  2. Place tortilla chips onto baking dish. Spoon chicken mixture over chips and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake for 15 minutes, until hot and cheese is melted. Remove and top with chopped cilantro leaves.
  3. Place nachos onto serving plate and serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Enchilada Baked Nacho Bites
Amount Per Serving
Calories 22 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 139mg6%
Potassium 4mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1

    That’s so innovative! It looks really tasty and fun for a party platter.

  2. 2
    Rachel says:

    This looks delicious! I adore quick and easy, flavor packed recipes!

  3. 3

    This would be the perfect after school snack! My little guy comes in from school starving and this would be his kind of snack!

  4. 4

    Is it wrong that I want to slap an egg on these and eat them for breakfast?!! Love!

  5. 5
    TidyMom says:

    my family would love these! they would be great for a party to!

  6. 6

    My husband would gobble these all up!

  7. 7

    Yum! So easy, so cute, so good!! I love that you used the enchilada sauce — so smart.

  8. 8
    Maria says:

    What a great little hand held snack!

  9. 9
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    Great quick bites! I can definitely see these as a game day snack.

  10. 10
    Linda says:

    These sound very good. This is a great idea. Bite-size chicken enchiladas. Thanks for sharing.

    Wishes for tasty dishes,

  11. 11
    Naomi says:

    These bites are so fun! Perfect for game day!

  12. 12
    Rachel says:

    Yum! This looks like such a good appetizer!!

  13. 13

    Ahhh I love these little savory bites of goodness!! My boys would go crazy for these!

  14. 14

    I’ve been looking for a great mexican style recipe and this one fits the bill! Will give it a try!

  15. 15
    Jayme says:

    Ummm….why have I never thought to do this before! Amazing! Can’t wait to try it.

  16. 16

    This would be a definite winner at our house! So quick and easy!

  17. 17
    Diane says:

    How many carbs are in this dsh?

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