Salsa Chicken Someone gave me this recipe a few years back and it’s become a household favorite. You can use mild, medium or hot salsa depending on your taste. I usually serve it with Spanish rice and Mexican-style canned corn. Very easy and quick!
prep: 5 mins cook: 40 mins total: 45 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings


  • 4 Chicken, broilers or fryers, breast, meat only, raw
  • 4 teaspoons Ortega Mild Taco Meat Seasoning Mix NB
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup Cheese, cheddar
  • 2 tablespoons Cream, sour, cultured


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C)

Step 2

Place chicken breasts in a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle taco seasoning on both sides of chicken breasts, and pour salsa over all.

Step 3

Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 25 to 35 minutes, or until chicken is tender and juicy and its juices run clear.

Step 4

Sprinkle chicken evenly with cheese, and continue baking for an additional 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly. Top with sour cream if desired, and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 286.7 calories; 35.5 g protein; 6.8 g carbohydrates; 101.3 mg cholesterol; 863.1 mg sodium.


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