Kyle's Cheesy Chicken Recipe -
  • READY IN 45 mins

Kyle's Cheesy Chicken

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"This is a classy dish and easy to make! It includes boneless chicken breast, lemon juice, black pepper and some salt. To top it with some style, I throw on some ready cut tomatoes and shredded Monterey Jack cheese and toasted sunflower seeds."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    45 mins


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place the sunflower seeds on a baking sheet in a single layer. Place them into the oven to toast while the oven is preheating. This should take only about 10 minutes. Keep an eye on them, they burn easily.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the lemon juice, pepper and salt. Place the chicken into an 11x7 inch baking dish, and sprinkle with the lemon juice mixture. Cover with a lid or aluminum foil.
  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until chicken is no longer pink, and the juices run clear. Remove the dish from the oven, and drain off any liquid. Spoon the tomatoes over the chicken. Sprinkle the toasted sunflower seeds and Monterey Jack cheese evenly over the top. Switch the oven to Broil.
  4. Place the dish with the chicken back into the oven uncovered, and broil for about 1 or 2 minutes, until the cheese is melted. There you have it!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 10, 2003

I added oregano to the dish for more flavor and used chopped walnuts instead of sunflowers. It was pretty good! I would serve it next time with rice or potatoes.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 23, 2003

This is no classy dish. Easy? Yes. Very bland, nothing special or interesting taste.


10 Ratings

Jan 23, 2003

Excellent!! I'm not a great cook, but this was easy, tasted great, and looked amazing. I will definately be using this for some dinner parties this winter. Changes I made: 2 Tbsp lemon juice (not fresh squeezed) and 9x13 pan. I highly recommend this!! A perfect 5 stars.

Jan 23, 2003

This was really easy to make and very good. My husband wouldn't allow anyone to have seconds because he wanted the leftovers for lunch today!

Jan 23, 2003

So easy and delicious. Loved how the melted cheese and tomatoes made a nice gooey sauce in the bottom of the pan. Kyle, send more recipes like this!

Sep 11, 2005

This recipe was a hit with my family. My husband and I are low carbin it but we also have 2 boys to cook for. This recipe kept us on our diet but also please picky 2 and 6 year old boys. My husband simply said Kyle knows his chicken!!! Gave 4 stars because I thought the tomato was a little over powering that's okay though next time I'll use a little less.

Mar 26, 2003

This was the WORST chicken dish I ever made!!!

Jan 23, 2003

Thought it could have used a thicker sauce


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  • Calories
  • 285 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.1 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 36.8 g
  • 74%
  • Sodium
  • 572 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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