Uncle Bubba’s Seafood Nachos

  • Pin It
  • print
Uncle Bubba’s Seafood Nachos Uncle Bubba’s Seafood Nachos Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients Add to grocery list

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.

Show: Paula's Best Dishes
          Watch Paula on Food Network

You May Also Like These Recipes:

You May Also Like These Articles:

Leave a Comment

Reader Comments:


ive just read this recipe today paula 7dec 2013.it sounds extremly good,also looks like its gona cost a pretty penny 35-40 dolla. i just might have to try this over a pasta of some type as well!Thanks.

By herb on December 08, 2013


I can't way to make that dish:)

By Jeanetteflores on July 24, 2012


These are the best nachos ever!!!! I was a little skeptical because I don't like shrimp, or crab! But I tried and found a nice nacho dish playing games with my taste buds! Loved It!!! Totally!!!

By Kiare on June 26, 2012


A friend and i just made these after seeing them on your show. and i am in love with them.

By mandi on November 24, 2011


These were to die for!!! I tried the auce over angel hair pasta and it was a hit that way also! Thanks Paula!!!

By Michelle Cody on February 13, 2011


These are soooo awesome !!! Thanks Paula !!!

By Anonymous on July 18, 2010


This is unbelievably good!

By Anonymous on December 28, 2009

My Recipe Box |

Paula's Upcoming Schedule

  • September 20: Booksigning in Waco, TX

    Join Paula at DuBois Furniture in Waco, TX for a book signing and meet and greet from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

  • September 24: Paula Deen Live! in Charlotte

    Come see Paula’s live show at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in Charlotte, NC and get a heaping helping of Paula’s recipes, and some good old-fashioned fun and laughter!
    Tickets available from Blumenthal Performing Arts Center here!

    Starts at 5:30 PM. Light hors d’oeuvres and beer & wine will be served, including a meet and greet with Paula Deen! 

    Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms.

  • October 24: Deen Family Book Signing

    Join the Deen Family for a Book Signing at The Lady & Sons from 10 am to 12 pm.
    The event is free; 350 wristbands to be distributed starting at 9 am.

  • View Paula's Full Schedule