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A spatula removing a baked chicken breast topped with salsa and melted cheese from a dish.

Baked Salsa Chicken

  • Author: Amy @ The Blond Cook
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 33 minutes
  • Total Time: 38 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, sliced in half lengthwise
  • 11/2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 11/2 cups prepared salsa
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.  Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Rub chicken breasts with taco seasoning on both sides and place in dish.  Cover with salsa.
  3. Bake (uncovered) for 30 minutes, or until chicken is done and juices run clear.  Sprinkle with cheese and return to oven.  Bake for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  4. Sprinkle evenly with cilantro.


Adapted from Allrecipes

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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