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Easy Enchilada Chicken Bake

Chicken breasts are smothered in enchilada sauce and plenty of cheese and baked till perfection
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword baked chicken breasts, enchilada sauce, low carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 378kcal
Author Dee


  • 4 medium boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups red enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups grated cheddar or Mexican blend cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Coat a large baking dish with a thin layer of nonstick spray or olive oil
  • Add chicken to baking dish and season with salt, pepper and cumin
  • Cover with enchilada sauce and bake for 25 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165 degrees
  • Top with cheese and bake for about 5 more minutes or until cheese melts
  • Serve with sour cream, avocado slices, tomatoes, shredded lettuce or your favorite enchilada toppings


Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 2143mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1205IU | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 375mg | Iron: 1.6mg