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Copycat Fiesta Chicken Nachos Recipe

This recipe is a take on Nacho Daddy's Fiesta Nachos, and it was a fast favorite at our house! Layered and baked to perfection these are sure to be a hit every time you make them.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked nachos, Copycat Recipe, Easy dinner recipe, Nacho Recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 621kcal


  • small skillet
  • large oven safe skillet or 9x13 dish


  • 5 ounces golden corn tortilla chips
  • 5 ounces blue corn tortilla chips
  • ½ sweet onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup refried beans divided
  • cups grilled chicken cubed
  • 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup guacamole
  • chopped cilantro for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small skillet over medium heat, sauté onion and olive oil until onion starts to brown and soften.
  • In a large oven-safe skillet or 9x13" baking dish, place half the golden corn tortilla chips and blue corn tortilla chips. Top with half the sautéed onion, 1/2 cup refried beans (dropped in spoonfuls over the chips), half the chicken, and half the cheese. Repeat layers.
  • Bake for 5-8 minutes, until cheese has completely melted.
  • Remove from oven and top with pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole, and cilantro. Serve warm.


  • You can substitute pork or beef in place of chicken
  • Best Served Warm


Calories: 621kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1130mg | Potassium: 339mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 911IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 457mg | Iron: 2mg