Irish Pub Inspired Chicken Potato Nachos

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Recipe By Brian Carson
Preparation and Recipe Edits by Matthew Wong

Prep Time: 45 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Serving Size: 2-3 people


Crispy Sliced Potatoes:

  • 3 medium sized russet potatoes, sliced ¼” length wise

  • 2 quarts peanut oil

  • 2 teaspoon salt

Taco Spiced Springer Mountain Farms © Ground Chicken

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 pound Springer Mountain Farms © ground chicken 

  • ¼ cup Earth Fare taco seasoning

  • ½ cup water

  • 1½ cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

Nacho Toppings:

  • 2 cups tomato, medium dice

  • ¼ cup onion, medium dice

  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced

  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped

  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil 

Plating Garnish:

  • 1½ cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

  • 1 Tablespoon scallions, chopped


For Crispy Sliced Potatoes:

  1. Run potatoes slices under cold water for 5 minutes before frying to remove excess potato starch and prevent from sticking together for extra crispiness

  2. In a dutch oven skillet over medium-high heat, preheat peanut oil to 350 F

  3. Carefully lower Crispy Sliced Potatoes into skillet and fry until crispy

  4. Using spider or tongs, remove Crispy Sliced Potatoes onto paper towels to drain excess oil

  5. Add Crispy Sliced Potatoes into large mixing bowl and while tossing, lightly season with salt

  6. Set aside until Plating

For the Taco Spiced Springer Mountain Farms © Ground Chicken:

  1. In a 12” cast iron skillet over medium-high heat, pour oil, place in Springer Mountain Farms © ground chicken and taco seasoning in

  2. Allow mixture to cook for 5-7 minutes or until browned; making sure to break up clumps of ground chicken with wooden spatula every 1-2 minutes - chicken should globally reach 165 F

  3. Add water in skillet and simmer for 3-4 minutes until liquid is almost gone

  4. Add half of Mexican blend cheese and fold with taco spiced ground chicken until melted 

  5. Set aside for Plating

For the Nacho Toppings:

  1. In a medium mixing bowl combine ingredients as shown in Nacho Toppings

  2. Lightly fold ingredients together using rubber spatula until mixed

  3. Set aside for Plating


  1. On a large serving plate place Crispy Sliced Potatoes

  2. Layer Taco Spiced Springer Mountain Farms © Ground Chicken on top

  3. Layer with Nacho Toppings

  4. Sprinkle Plating Garnish 

  5. Serve and enjoy!

Matt Wong