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A skillet of chicken Santa Fe which is chicken breasts topped with melted cheddar, black beans, corn and red bell peppers.
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Chicken Santa Fe

This chicken santa fe recipe is Mexican seasoned chicken breasts smothered in melted cheese, beans, corn and peppers. An easy dinner option that's great for a busy weeknight!
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chicken santa fe, mexican chicken, santa fe chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 313kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts I prefer to use thin cut breasts
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup canned black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup corn kernels thawed if frozen
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large oven safe pan over medium high heat. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Season the chicken on both sides with the taco seasoning, salt and pepper.
  • Cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked through. The time may vary depending on the thickness of your chicken.
  • Sprinkle the cheese evenly over the chicken breasts. Add the beans, red bell pepper and corn on top of the cheese.
  • Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with cilantro and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 459mg | Potassium: 563mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 1.3mg