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Chicken Nachos with Mexican Rice

Chicken Nachos with Mexican Rice

6.6oz serving provides 2oz M/MA, 1oz Whole Grain-Rich, 0.25 cups Red/Orange


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Amount Item
1  gal Hot water (180°-190°F)
1  Bag Foothill Farms® Cheese Sauce Instant Mix (#088T)
5  lb Tortilla Chips, corn tri-cut bulk
9  lb 10 oz Chicken, diced 1/2"
2  Bags Foothill Farms® Salsa Seasoning Mix (#V425)
204  oz Tomatoes, diced, no salt added


  1. Cheese Sauce: Pour 1 gallon hot water (180°-190°F) into mixing bowl or container. Pour contents of pouch (30.0 oz) into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk or with a mixer on low speed. Continue stirring until mix is completely dissolved and cheese sauce is smooth. Cover and let stand 3-5 minutes. Stir before using.
  2. Chicken: Prepare chicken per package instructions.
  3. Salsa: Add contents of salsa mix package to one #10 can (102 oz.) of diced tomatoes (petite diced is preferred). Stir until well blended. Cover and let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. Always stir prior to serving and store in refrigerator.
  4. To Assemble: Place 1 oz of whole grain tortilla chips in a paper boat. Top with 2 oz of chicken and 1/4 cup of cheese sauce. Two Tb of salsa may be served on top or on the side.
  5. See separate recipe for rice by doing a search for "Mexican Rice".

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2.6 0
Amounts Per Serving
Calories 309
Calories from Fat

  Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
  Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 745mg 31%
Potassium mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 11%
  Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
  Sugars 2g  
Protein 21g  
  Per Serving   Per Serving
Vitamin A % Vitamin C %
Calcium % Iron %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
  Sat. Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate   300mg 375mg
  Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9     Carbohydrate 4     Protein 4