Crab and Shrimp Nachos

Crab and Shrimp Nachos


2 tsp olive oil
1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails off
1 lb jumbo lump crab meat
3/4 cup sour cream
3 tsp garlic
3 tsp cumin
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced on a bias
1 bag of tortilla chips
3 cups pepper jack cheese, shredded
3/4 cups jalapenos, pickled and sliced
1/2 cup cilantro

These are delicious shrimp and jumbo lump crab nachos in a creamy sour cream sauce with garlic, peppers, scallions and cilantro.

  • Add the oil to a nonstick saute pan, add the shrimp and using medium heat saute the shrimp until pink. About 3 minutes.
  • Allow the shrimp to cool.
  • Add the shrimp, crab meat, garlic and sour cream to a large bowl along with the sliced scallions. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Gently mix well taking care not to break up the lump crab meat
  • Spread the chips on a foil covered baking sheet, then evenly spoon the crab and shrimp mixture over the chips.
  • Sprinkle with the cheese and jalapenos.
  • Place pan under a broiler and melt the cheese, 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the nachos to an attractive platter then sprinkle with cilantro.


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