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A dish of baked salsa chicken topped with cheese and sour cream.
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Salsa Chicken

This salsa chicken is chicken breasts coated in taco seasoning, salsa and cheese, then baked to perfection. A quick and easy meal that the whole family is sure to love.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 301kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons green onions sliced
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Spread 1/2 cup of salsa in an even layer in the bottom of the dish. Place the chicken breasts on top.
  • Sprinkle the taco seasoning evenly over the chicken.
  • Pour the remaining salsa over the chicken.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove the dish from the oven. Sprinkle the cheese over the chicken. 
  • Return the pan to the oven and bake for an additional 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Top each chicken breast with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkling of green onions, then serve.

Notes

Salsa can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 681mg | Potassium: 743mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 990IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 254mg | Iron: 1.1mg