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Loaded bbq chicken totchos (tater tot nachos recipe)

Combining two of my favorite snacks—tater tots and nachos—these loaded bbq chicken totchos are the ultimate appetizer! 

  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


  • 3 cups shredded or chopped rotisserie chicken 
  • 1 32 ounce bag frozen tater tots
  • 1 tablespoon salt or bbq seasoning 
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese 
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 
  • 1 cup pico de Gallo 
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce
  • 1/4 cup sour cream 
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeños 
  • Green onion or cilantro for garnish 


  1. Preheat your grill or oven to 400 degrees. Shred or chop rotisserie chicken and toss with 1/4 cup of bbq sauce. 
  2. Spray a large baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and spread frozen tater tots in an even layer on the sheet. 
  3. Spray the tots with non stick cooking spray and season with salt or bbq seasoning. 
  4. Cook on the grill for 30-40 minutes until tots are crispy and golden brown. 
  5. Remove baking sheet from grill and evenly spread bbq chicken on top. 
  6. Next top the chicken with pico de Gallo, pickled jalapeños and shredded cheeses. 
  7. Return the totchos to the grill to cook for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and chicken is warmed. 
  8. Before serving, top with extra bbq sauce, sour cream and green onions or cilantro. 
  • Author: Jordan Hanger
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Category: Appetizer

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