Mexican Chicken Bake

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Your family will love this delicious Mexican chicken bake. 
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
Mexican Chicken Bake - It Is a Keeper

This easy Mexican Chicken Bake will quickly become one of your favorite dinner recipes: quick easy meals!

 Mexican Chicken Bake - It Is a Keeper

I am all about Mexican-inspired recipes lately.  I just can’t seem to get enough.

This Mexican Chicken Bake is a spinoff of one of my favorite quick and easy recipes – Baked Chicken Fajitas.

It is extremely easy to assemble and bakes up in 30 minutes. Plus, it’s so versatile.

Mexican Chicken Bake - It Is a Keeper

I like to serve it over rice or sometimes, I slice the chicken and serve it in tortillas for Taco Tuesday.  You can serve it with your favorite sides, like black beans, Mexican rice or shred the chicken and use it on tostadas.

Mexican Chicken Bake - It Is a Keeper

I use my homemade taco seasoning in this recipe, but you could easily purchase it at your local grocery store.

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Mexican Chicken Bake

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Your family will love this delicious Mexican chicken bake. 
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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon Taco Seasoning
  • 2 bell peppers seeded and sliced thin
  • 1 onion sliced thin
  • 1 oz can diced tomatoes 15
  • 1 oz can diced green chilies 4
  • 1/2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Lay the chicken breasts in single layer in a baking dish
  • Season each chicken breast evenly with Taco Seasoning
  • Pour diced tomatoes and diced green chiles over top
  • Spread sliced bell peppers and onions evenly on top of the chilies and tomatoes
  • Top everything with an even layer of shredded cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 359mg | Potassium: 635mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2205IU | Vitamin C: 80.9mg | Calcium: 223mg | Iron: 1.1mg

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