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Chorizo Skillet Nachos with Habanero Chimichurri

Chorizo Skillet Nachos are fully loaded with chips, refried beans, cheese, chorizo, guacamole, sour cream, onions, tomatoes and Habanero Chimichurri.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Easy Appetizer Recipes, Main Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 Servings


Habanero Chimichurri:

  • 1 cup packed cilantro
  • 1 cup packed parsley
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 habanero pepper stem removed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Chorizo Skillet Nachos

  • 1 pound ground chorizo
  • About 10 ounces Tortilla chips
  • 1 15 ounce can refried beans
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • sour cream
  • guacamole
  • habanero chimichurri
  • lime


  • To make the chimichurri: combine cilantro, parsley, garlic, vinegar, habanero and salt in a food processor. Process just until minced fine. Add extra virgin olive oil and pulse until emulsified. Cover and let set at room temperature until ready to use.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Cook chorizo in a cast iron skillet over medium heat until browned and cooked through. Strain and set aside.
  • In the same skillet layer chips, refried beans, cheddar cheese, chorizo and onion. Cook in preheated oven for 5 - 7 minutes or until cheese has melted.
  • Remove nachos from oven and top with diced tomato, cotija cheese, sour cream, guacamole, habanero chimichurri and a squeeze of fresh lime. Serve immediately.


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Keywords: cast iron skillet, chorizo, nachos, super bowl, tacos