Uncle Bubba's Seafood Nachos

Total Time:
25 min
10 min
15 min

4 to 6 servings

  • 1 large (16-ounce) bag corn tortilla chips
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar
  • 2 cups shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces lump crabmeat, picked clean of shells, chopped
  • 1/2 pound shrimp, boiled, peeled, deveined, and tails removed, chopped
  • 1/2 pound scallops, muscle removed, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce, for topping
  • 1 cup pico de gallo, for topping
  • 10 to 12 pickled jalapeno slices, for topping
  • Sour cream, for topping
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  • In a large baking pan or cast iron pan place a layer of the tortilla chips and cover with the shredded Cheddar and Pepper Jack cheeses. Bake the chips for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the cheeses are melted. Remove the dish from the oven and set aside.

  • In a large saute pan over medium-high heat, melt the butter and saute the garlic until soft. Add the crabmeat, shrimp, and scallops and saute for 3 minutes.

  • Add the cream, garlic powder, Parmesan, salt and pepper, to taste, to the seafood and stir for 2 to 3 minutes, until the sauce has thickened.

  • Remove the seafood mixture from the heat and pour over the tortilla chips. Top the nachos with shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, jalapenos, and a large dollop of sour cream. Serve immediately.

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