Avoid touching face when handling jalapeno peppers. Consider wearing gloves, as oils may burn skin.|
For less spicy heat, remove seeds and membranes from jalapenos before slicing.|
The chicken may be cooked and sliced up to a day in advance. When preparing nachos, toss cold chicken with lime juice just before topping chips.
It’s fun to experiment with bolder flavors; try this recipe with sharp cheddar cheese, too! The cheddar flavor becomes more complex with age.