Smokey Grilled Chicken Nachos

Smokey Grilled Chicken NachosSmokey Grilled Chicken Nachos

The combination of fresh ingredients in these Smokey Grilled Chicken Nachos creates the perfect flavorful and shareable dish.


  • 5 Mesquite Grilled Chicken Breasts
  • 2 cups cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup corns
  • 1 cup pinto beans
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon oregano, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


Mix seasoning blend and set aside.

Set Big Green EGG (or other grill) for indirect cooking at 350°F/177°C.

Place marinated chicken in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil.

Sprinkle half the seasoning blend on chicken and mix well.

Place chicken on the cooking grid and cook 4-5 minutes per side. Remove chicken from EGG and rest before slicing. While chicken is grilling, rinse, drain, corn and beans.

Place ½ tablespoon of olive oil into a skillet over medium heat, add corn and beans, season with remaining seasoning blend, sauté for about 5 minutes.

Assembly Ingredients

  • blue corn chips
  • yellow corn chips
  • jalapenos, sliced
  • tomatoes, diced
  • avocado, diced
  • green onions, sliced
  • sour cream

Assembly Instructions

Place chips on a round pizza pan, top with bean and corn mixture, cheese, and chicken. Place on the cooking grid and cook for 2-3 minutes, until cheese melts. Top with remaining ingredients.

Recipe and photo from Big Green Egg and adopted from Creole Contessa™.