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A skillet of Monterey chicken with seasoned cooked chicken breasts topped with barbecue sauce, two types of cheese and bacon.
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Monterey Chicken

This Monterey chicken is a Chili's copycat that features seasoned chicken breasts smothered in barbecue sauce, cheese, bacon and tomatoes. An easy dinner option that the whole family will love!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword barbeque sauce chicken, monterey chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 465kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheese I used a blend of Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup green onions

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil in a large oven safe pan over medium high heat. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until done. Cook time may vary depending on the thickness of your chicken.
  • Pour the barbecue sauce over the chicken. Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese over each chicken breast.
  • Place the pan in the oven for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle the bacon, tomatoes and green onions over the chicken and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 690mg | Potassium: 722mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 5.8mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 1.5mg