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easy enchilada chicken bake in baking dish
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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
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