Capas Pollo Nachos (Layered Chicken Nachos)

Capas Pollo Nachos

Serve 4-6 people

In the spirit of  Cinco De Mayo, I want to share with you my Friday Family Night Favorite…Whoa! Say that ten times fast…(Corny, I know…hehehe). My boys absolutely love nachos for family night, so I am constantly creating a different nacho dish to keep the nachos exciting. Below is a recipe for the most recent created nacho dish. I hope you will enjoy this nacho dish as much as we did!

What you need: 

6 Boneless skinless chicken thighs or 3 Boneless skinless chicken breast

Goya Adobo seasoning w/o pepper

1 Lime

1 Tablespoon of Taco Seasoning

2 1/2 cups of Rice

2 teaspoons of Salt

2 tablespoons of Cilantro

1 tablespoon of Onion Powder

1 tablespoon of Butter

Pint of Heavy Cream

1 1/2 Cups of Blended Cheeses-Mozzeralla, Provolone, Parmesan, Romano, Fontina, Asiago, Monterey Jack, Colby, Sharp Cheddar Cheese

1/4 Cup of Chopped Sun-dried Tomatoes

1 Minced Garlic Clove

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

5 Cups of Crushed Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips

Sour Cream and Chopped Green Onions for garnish

What to do:

1.Cook rice according to packaging, after adding rice to water add 2 tsps of salt, 2 tbsps cilantro, 1 tbsp onion powder, 1 tbsp of butter and squeeze in juice from half of a Lime.

2.Cut raw chicken meat into 1/2-1 inch cubes (no bigger than an inch), pour on a tablespoon of Olive Oil and squeeze other half of lime juice onto chicken, toss (save a few drops of lime juice from the lime for later). Season chicken with Goya Adobo seasoning and the tablespoon of taco seasoning, toss until chicken is completetly coated. Stir fry chicken into fry pan with a tablespoon or a thin layer of Olive Oil covering the pan on Medium-low heat. Stir occasionally to cook thoroughly.

3. Pour pint of Heavy Cream into sauce pan place on Medium-high heat. Whisk until froth appears, then remove from heat. Once cream simmers down add cheeses and whisk until well incorporated (save enough cheese for garnish). Let sit to thicken.

4. While rice and chicken continue to cook. Saute Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Garlic in small fry pan with thin layer of Olive Oil.

5. Once rice is finish cooking, add Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Garlic. Stir in until well incorporated.


Use individual bowls or large platter and layer in the following order:

1.Crushed Tortilla Chips, add the few drops of lime juice from lime

2. A thin layer of cheese sauce

3. Rice

4. Chicken

5. Sauce

6. Cheese garnish

7. Dalop (or two) of Sour Cream

8. Few Green Onions for garnish

Serve and Enjoy!

Challenge: Add other toppings, for instance, black beans to the layers. Let your creative juices flow and let your imagination run wild. Please share, let us know how it turned out. We love visual aids so send us pictures in the comment section below. Have fun and enjoy creating!

(If you have hard time adding pictures, let us know in the comment section)


Goya Adobo Seasoning without Pepper

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