Queso Chicken Bake - chicken spiced up with Southwestern spices and smothered with chopped tomatoes, green chiles, Queso sauce, topped with Cheddar (or Monterey Jack) cheese on top. Mexican, Tex-Mex, Southwestern style recipe.
American, Mexican, Southwestern, Tex-Mex
4chicken breasts, skinless and boneless
4ozmild green chiles
1cupChile Con Queso sauce, medium (I used Desert Pepper brand)
1cupCheddar cheese, shredded, or, use Monterey Jack cheese, or Cheddar & Monterey Jack mix
1roma tomato, chopped, for garnish
2tablespoonsfresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Place chicken breasts in a deep baking dish, like a casserole pan.
Sprinkle chili powder, cumin, and salt over chicken.
Top chicken breasts with half of chopped tomatoes and half of canned green chiles.
Spread Queso sauce evenly over each chicken breast.
Top chicken breasts with the remaining half of chopped tomatoes and canned green chiles.
Top chicken with shredded cheeses.
Bake in the preheated oven at 375 F for 25-30 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
Top with chopped tomato and chopped fresh parsley. Serve.
Queso Baked Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 425Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Vitamin A 1590IU32%
Vitamin C 20.3mg25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.