Easy Cheesy Baked Chicken Salsa

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This easy cheesy baked chicken salsa is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal! It’s easy to make and perfect for any time of the year!

This cheesy baked chicken salsa is a great way to show off your cooking skills, and it’s perfect for any time of the year! Whether you’re cooking for a family dinner or a party, this easy chicken salsa is a great option!

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Easy Cheesy Baked Chicken Salsa

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 31 min Total Time 46 mins Servings: 4 Calories: 420 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Midweek meal time again and Cook n' Share to the rescue with easy cheesy baked chicken salsa. This is a dish you can make up in about 45 minutes and will be a winner with the entire family.



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  1. Add the salsa to a bowl. Squeeze in the lime juice and add in half the cilantro. You can add more if you wish. Stir until well combined.

  2. Place the chicken on a plate and season both sides with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and taco seasoning.

  3. Add a layer of salsa to the bottom of a baking dish. Place the chicken over followed by another layer of salsa.

  4. Place the chicken into a 375 degree F or 195 C preheated oven for about 35 minutes.

  5. Remove the chicken from the oven and spread the cheese over the top. Return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes until the cheese is melted.

  6. Plate, garnish with more cilantro, serve, and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 420kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 160mg54%
Sodium 910mg38%
Potassium 820mg24%
Total Carbohydrate 10g4%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 55g
Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


As always, adjust the seasoning according to your liking. 

I use mild salsa and taco seasoning, but you can use hot or medium if you wish.

Add more fresh veggies or pepper to the salsa if you wish.

Keywords: Mexican Recipes, Midweek Meals, Chicken, Salsa

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David Hood

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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