Caribbean Nachos

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  • Published Apr 20th
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings4
  • Calories1268
This recipe combines spicy, sweet, and salty with a definite Caribbean flair. The multigrain chips make it a heartier and healthier dish, and add a wonderful nutty flavor. Chicken can be subbed for the shrimp, but increase the cooking time as necessary. Serve with sour cream and picante salsa.

Caribbean Nachos Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Caribbean Nachos for 4 servings:

  • 1 (16 ounce) package multigrain tortilla chips
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1/2 pineapple, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 8 thick slices bacon
  • 3/4 cup Caribbean jerk marinade
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 pound shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

Caribbean Nachos Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Caribbean Nachos, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Caribbean Nachos is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Caribbean Nachos within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Caribbean Nachos easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. 2 Layer the chips on a tray or cookie sheet. Arrange the red pepper, orange pepper, onion, avocado, and pineapple on top of the chips.
  3. 3 Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly crisp; drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Chop the bacon and sprinkle over the nachos.
  4. 4 Pour the jerk marinade into a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring continually, until the marinade reduces to a thick sticky consistency, about 3 minutes. Add the shrimp and stir to coat; cook until the shrimp are hot. Scatter the shrimp over the nachos; top with Monterrey Jack cheese and cilantro.
  5. 5 Place the nachos in the oven until the cheese is melted, about 7 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 1268 calories; 68.9 grams of fat; 108.4 grams of carbohydrates; 59 grams of protein; 299 milligrams of cholesterol; 2809 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 1st 2018

    I've made this twice, the first time with Lawrey's brand Caribbean Jerk marinade and the shrimp as called for. We weren't thrilled with the result, so recently I tried it with shredded roti ...

  2. Jul 17th 2014

    "Filling" SUPER tasty but think it would be soooo much better in taco shells, maybe even a quesadilla- the tortilla chips just didn't do it justice!

  3. Jun 18th 2014

    WOW, these are beyond delicious! I also added black beans, as some other reviewers suggested and cut the shrimp into pieces for more even distribution and easier eating. Hubby said he could ...

  4. Jun 12th 2013

    The many reviews that added black beans sounded pretty good and I wanted it to be filling, because it was our dinner. Since my shrimp was raw and large, I cut it in more bite sized pieces, p ...

  5. Apr 23rd 2012

    These were the most amazing food ever! We regularly eat nachos as a dinner meal and are going to add this recipe to our regularly made dishes.Since there are just two of us...this recipe ...

  6. Sep 19th 2010

    In the midst of watching the Pats game and eating these nachos. Everyone loves them, a great twist on a game-time favorite. Used the smallest shrimp I could find (salad shrimp) and they ar ...

  7. Aug 3rd 2010

    Wonderful recipe. I used jerk chicken instead of shrimp. It was a success and even the kids loved it!

  8. Jul 1st 2010

    I have made this twice in the last two weeks for different events. Every one loved it! It is a very unusual combination, and it presents beautifully! I just microwaved the Jerk sauce and I ...

  9. Apr 3rd 2010

    Fantastic nachos. Made as directed even though I was apprehensive of all the bell peppers and onions. Perfect amount of ingredients and wonderful blend of flavors! Thanks for sharing. I ...