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Easy Cheesy Salsa Chicken

Cheesy, simple, and delicious salsa chicken! The perfect weeknight meal, easy to whip together in a few steps, and ready in just 30 minutes. Serve this extra cheesy salsa chicken over rice, roasted veggies, or a salad!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Yield:4 servings


  • Zip-top bag
  • Baking dish



  • Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit and pat chicken breasts dry with a paper towel.
    salsa chicken step 1
  • Add the salt, black pepper, paprika, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and dried oregano to a large zip-top bag. Shake bag to combine spices.
    salsa chicken step 2
  • Place chicken breasts into bag with seasoning and shake to coat chicken in spices.
  • Pour half the salsa into the bottom of a baking dish, spread into an even layer. Place seasoning chicken breasts on top salsa in baking dish, then cover with remaining salsa.
    salsa chicken step 4
  • Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top and cover baking dish with foil. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, then remove foil and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.
    salsa chicken step 5


  • Make it Keto: Use a salsa without added sugar and shred your own cheese to avoid the added filler starches!


Serving Size: 1serving | Calories: 463kcal | Protein: 69g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 211mg | Sodium: 1546mg | Potassium: 1299mg | Total Carbs: 6g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Net Carbs: 4g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 2mg
Recipe By:Sam Guarnieri