Baked Salsa Chicken
This salsa chicken recipe is SO EASY and SO flavorful AKA it’s destined to become a go-to chicken dinner favorite! Best of all, everything bakes in ONE pan which means super easy clean up and no extra sides to prepare! To make salsa chicken, chicken breasts are slathered in spices then laid on a bed of salsa, corn, beans and rice, smothered with more salsa, baked, then finished with ooey gooey melted cheese. The salsa chicken emerges dripping with flavor, loaded with texture and incredibly versatile. You can serve the salsa chicken as-is, or chop up the chicken and use it for nachos, burritos, tacos, quesadillas, etc. You can also prep the entire dinner ahead of time then refrigerate and bake when ready for all those busy weeknights. Winner winner, salsa chicken dinner!
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This salsa chicken makes a great make ahead meal! To make ahead:
This salsa chicken recipe makes a great freezer meal: