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Smothered Mexican Baked Chicken

Course Mom's Best 100 Easy Chicken Recipes
Keyword baked chicken, cheesy chicken, mexican chicken, smothered chicken, spicy chicken
Servings 6 chicken breasts
Calories 303kcal
Author Sweet Basil

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts cut in half length-wise
  • 1 14- ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 1 - 3 ounce can diced green chiles
  • 1 14- ounce can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded co-jack cheese
  • Avocado and sour cream for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a rectangular baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a bowl combine, tomatoes, chiles, black beans, chili powder, oregano, coriander, cumin and salt.
  • Spread half of the mixture on the bottom of the greased pan.
  • Place the chicken breasts on top.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon the remaining tomato and black bean mixture on top.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake until chicken is cooked through and cheese is melted, about 30-35 minutes.
  • Serve with sliced avocado and sour cream.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 27.5g | Cholesterol: 74.9mg | Fiber: 6.3g | Sugar: 2.4g