This Southwest Chicken Bake is an easy chicken dinner perfect for any night of the week. This easy chicken recipe with few ingredients makes it so you have the most delicious Southwestern chicken with no stress.
14.5ounceschopped tomatoes with green chilies1 can, drained
1cupMexican blend shredded cheese
tortilla corn strips or corn chips
refried beansclick for recipe
Heat oven to 375°F and spray an 8x11-inch baking dish with nonstick spray.
Pound the breasts to an even 1” thickness.
4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
Season both sides of the breasts with salt and black pepper.
kosher salt & black pepper
Place the chicken in the prepared dish.
In a medium bowl, whisk together enchilada sauce, drained tomatoes, and sour cream. Pour the sauce/sour cream mixture over the chicken.
15 ounces enchilada sauce, 14.5 ounces chopped tomatoes with green chilies, 8 ounces sour cream
Bake at 375°F for 20-30 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 155°F.
Sprinkle breast with the Mexican blend cheese, then continue to cook just until the cheese is melted and beginning to bubble.
1 cup Mexican blend shredded cheese
Remove chicken from the oven and allow to rest 3-4 minutes.
To serve, place a nest of tortilla chips on a plate and place the chicken on top. Drizzle with extra sauce and garnish with chopped cilantro & crumbled Cotija cheese. Serve with refried beans if desired.