Smoked Nachos: Elevate Your Snack Game

Get ready for a flavor explosion with smoked nachos, where crunchy tortilla chips meet a smoky, cheesy, and meaty wonderland!

Smoked nachos, you say? Oh, buckle up! This isn’t your average 3AM snack attack, folks. Imagine gooey cheese, smoky brisket, and crunchy tortilla chips creating the most irresistible pile of yum. Who needs plain old nachos when you can have them smoked? Trust me, I’ve got all the tips, tricks, and secrets you need to transform your nacho game from meh to magnificent. Let’s dive in, and you’ll never look at nachos the same way again.

Smoked Nachos

smoked nachos

Get ready to elevate your nacho game with a smoky twist! These smoked nachos are a fiesta on a platter—loaded with gooey cheese, succulent meat, and topped with all your favorite fixings. Perfect for backyard gatherings or a game-day treat.

  • Cooking method: Smoking
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 45 minutes
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex


  • 1 bag (12 oz) tortilla chips
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken (or your favorite protein)
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 jalapeño, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat your smoker to 225°F (107°C).
  2. Spread half of the tortilla chips evenly on a smoker-safe tray or aluminum foil.
  3. Scatter 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese over the chips.
  4. Layer half of your cooked, shredded chicken, black beans, and jalapeño slices.
  5. Top with the remaining tortilla chips and repeat the layering process.
  6. Place the tray in the smoker and cook for 30 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted and bubbly.
  7. Carefully remove the nachos from the smoker and top with pico de gallo, sour cream, and chopped cilantro.
  8. Serve immediately and enjoy!


  • Alternative ingredients: Swap chicken for pulled pork or beef brisket.
  • Cheese options: Try a mix of cheddar and Monterey Jack for extra creaminess.
  • Garnishing options: Add diced avocado, green onions, or a squeeze of lime juice.
  • Cooking tips: Make sure not to overcrowd the tray for even smoking and melting.