Need to get a fabulously delicious dinner on the table in a hurry with just a few ingredients? Baked Salsa Chicken is your answer! Chicken breasts seasoned with taco seasoning are smothered with salsa and warm melty cheesy layer! A sprinkle of chopped cilantro and your family won’t be able to get enough! They’ll be requesting Baked Salsa Chicken over and over again! Oh, and may I make a suggestion? Fiesta Saffron Rice is the perfect accompaniment!
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Baked Salsa Chicken
1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 envelope (1.25 oz.) taco seasoning mix
1 jar (16 oz.) salsa
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
1. Preheat oven to 375F. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
2. Season both sides of chicken with taco seasoning mix. Arrange in prepared baking dish. Top with salsa.
3. Bake 25 minutes. Top with shredded cheese. Bake until chicken is cooked through and cheese is melted, 5-10 minutes. Meat thermometer should read 165F.
4. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro. Serve with Fiesta Saffron Rice or hot cooked rice, if desired.
Makes 6 servings.