STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food
sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This is my copy-cat of an appetizer from Champs (the sport bar), Fries may be replaced by crispy nachos.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 ounce) bag frozen french fries (Oreida "Fast Food" style frozen french fries or steak fries)
  • 1 (6 ounce) jarwhole fresh jalapenos (fresh preferred, use 2 or 3) or 1 (6 ounce) jar pickled jalapeno peppers, sliced (fresh preferred, use 2 or 3)
  • 3 cups Velveeta cheese (or chopped) or 3 cups mild cheddar cheese, shredded (or chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chives
  • 4 tablespoons pico de gallo (optional) or diced tomatoes and white onions with chopped up cilantro
  • 4 tablespoons of diced fresh tomatoes


  1. Prepare fries according to directions on packaging or make your own from scratch. Right after removing from the oven sprinkle with cheese.
  2. If you are using nacho/tortilla chips, place on a baking sheet, top with the cheese and broil for 5 minutes.
  3. Top with pico de gallo or tomatoes, chives, and jalapenos. Serve Hot.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a