Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is so easy to make and really good, the recipe may be doubled if desired. If you are in a hurry you may omit browning the chicken first, but I think browning the chicken produces much more flavor, you can even brown the chicken hours in advance or in the morning, refrigerate and then bake later as directed --- don't forget to serve topped with cold sour cream, this is what really makes the chicken!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Coat each chicken breast with about 1 tablespoon of taco seasoning and a pinch of salt (if using).
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat add in breasts and brown on both sides.
  3. Place the brown chicken into a shallow baking dish (I use an 8x8-inch dish for 4 breasts).
  4. Pour the salsa over the chicken pieces.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  6. Remove from oven, and sprinkle with the grated cheddar cheese.
  7. Place back in oven, and bake for another 5-6 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
  8. Serve topped with cold sour cream.
  9. Delicious!


Most Helpful

Loved it! Very easy, tastes great. I browned them first, and though I've never made this before I can tell that not browning them would not be as good. Agree with other reviewers, sour cream makes this dish, don't forget it! Thanks for a great recipe (:

The Frugal Cheflady November 29, 2011

This was very good and hubby approved. It is a keeper for sure!!

Peggy loves Dessert January 06, 2010

WOW! This was really good. I couldn't believe something so simple would be so good! As the past reviewers stated, the sour cream made it. I used fat free sour cream, and it was delicious! Thanks Kittencal!

BABYBOP January 04, 2010

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