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cheesy salsa verde chicken bake with green tomatillo sauce plated
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Salsa Verde Chicken Bake

Salsa Verde Chicken Bake is a quick and easy chicken dinner with few ingredients that takes just 30 minutes to cook. A simple recipe for baked chicken breasts smothered in green tomatillo salsa and pepper jack cheese. Perfect for busy days!
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword baked chicken breasts, salsa verde
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 341kcal
Author Dee


  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 ½ cups prepared salsa verde
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Lightly coat a 13 X 9-inch baking dish with olive oil or cooking spray
  • Place chicken breasts in pan, and season with salt, pepper and cumin
  • Pour salsa verde evenly over chicken
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165 degrees
  • Top with pepper jack cheese, and bake for additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted



Calories: 341kcal | Protein: 37g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 1015mg | Potassium: 463mg | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 427mg | Iron: 1mg