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Cheddar-Shrimp Nachos

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author KRAFT


  • 1 pound raw shrimp peeled, deveined, and tails removed
  • 2 tablespoons KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing divded
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon blackened seasoning
  • 6 cups of your favorite tortilla chips
  • 1 – 8 ounce package KRAFT shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA
  • 1 green onion whites removed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeds & membranes removed, then diced
  • Sour cream


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon dressing, bell pepper, and shrimp to skillet. Sprinkle shrimp with blackened seasoning. Stir to combine. Cook until shrimp is pink on one side, about 2 minutes. Flip shrimp over and cook until completely pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in remaining dressing.
  2. Spread out 1/2 of the chips on a large serving platter. Top with 1/2 the shrimp mixture and 1 cup cheese. {Spoon shrimp and peppers out of the pan, don’t pour the dressing everywhere.} Repeat layers. Microwave for 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  3. Remove from microwave. Top with jalapeno, cilantro, and green onion. Drizzle with sour cream. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

If you like your nachos a little spicier, don’t remove the seeds from the jalapeno. Instead, cut off the ends and cut the jalapeno into thin slices.