Sheet pan kalua pig nachos: a little bit Hawaiian, a little bit Mexican, and a whole lotta GOOD! This easy recipe takes nachos to another level. Customize it to your liking, bake it, and share with a crowd. Quick to whip up and even quicker to clean up.
One pan/pot meals are great. It makes life so much easier. If you get stuck being chef and clean up person, you’re in luck with this meal.
Here are some of my other sheet pan meals worth trying
Nachos were created in Northern Mexico and the original recipe contained tortilla chips, melted cheese, and sliced jalapenos. Today, there are tons of different variations: meats, beans, veggies, sauces, etc.
Hawai’i is the melting pot of the world and what better way to embody that than to fuse my native Hawaiian foods with Mexican. And viola. . . kalua pig nachos.
What’s in sheet pan kalua pig nachos?
- Tortilla chips
- Shredded cheese
- Kalua pig (duh)
- Lomi salmon
- Sour cream
- Green onion
I have a simple kalua pig recipe that is made in the Instant Pot. You could also make this recipe in the Crock Pot. If you don’t have time for that, swing by your local grocery store and pick up a container usually found in the frozen meat section. For my mainland friends, I would recommend making your own batch. If all else fails you can order online from sites like orderhawaiianfood.com (not paid/sponsored/an ad). I have never ordered from this site, but thought I'd share some options.
Swap out the diced tomatoes found in regular nachos for lomi salmon and continue the Hawaiian-Mexican fusion. If you don’t have lomi salmon, you can always stick with diced tomatoes.
If you want to be adventurous and make your own tortilla chips check out Food Network's recipe here.
How long does it take to make sheet pan nachos?
About 10 minutes prep time and 5-10 minutes bake time. Super quick.
How to store sheet pan kalua pig nachos?
It’s best to eat this dish fresh. You could possibly store the leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge, then bake to reheat as needed, however it’s not the same as eating it fresh. I would not recommend freezing this dish.
How to make sheet pan kalua pig nachos?
Preheat oven to 400F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Layer half the bag of tortilla chips, half the shredded cheese, and half the kalua pig. The repeat with another layer. Bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven. Add lomi salmon, avocado, sour cream, and green onion. Serve warm. Enjoy!
- 1 bag tortilla chips
- 2 cups shredded colby jack cheese
- 1 cup kalua pig
- ½ cup lomi salmon
- ½ cup avocado, diced
- ¼ cup sour cream
- ¼ cup green onion, sliced
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil.
- Layer half the bag of tortilla chips, half the shredded cheese, and half the kalua pig. The repeat with another layer.
- Bake for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
- Remove from oven. Add lomi salmon, avocado, sour cream, and green onion.
- Serve warm. Enjoy!
* If you do not have lomi salmon you can replace with diced tomatoes.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 571Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 371mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 3gSugar: 16gProtein: 20g
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