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Southwest Chicken Bake Recipe
  • READY IN 41 mins

Southwest Chicken Bake

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"Flavorful and juicy chicken pieces bake with layers of salsa, black beans, and brown rice for a weeknight meal that's light but hearty."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    31 mins

    41 mins


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Add seasoning mix to chicken in medium bowl; toss to evenly coat.
  3. Heat dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 min. or until evenly browned. Spoon into 1-1/2-qt. casserole; cover with layers of beans, corn, onions and salsa.
  4. Bake 20 min. Top with cheese; bake 5 min. or until melted. Serve over rice.
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  • Nutritional info per serving: Calories 470 Total fat 13 g Saturated fat 4.5 g Cholesterol 85 mg Sodium 1080 mg Carbohydrate 54 g Dietary fiber 8 g Sugars 4 g Protein 33 g Vitamin A 15 %DV Vitamin C 10 %DV Calcium 25 %DV Iron 20 %DV

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 09, 2012

Very good, easy. We made our own taco seasoning from another recipe on allrecipes, don't think I will ever buy packaged taco seasoning again as I like being able to decrease amount of salt.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 07, 2012

Average southwest recipe. Good flavors, but nothing spectacular.

Apr 15, 2012

Southwest Chicken was great! 4 stars just because the recipe really didn't go into a whole lot of detail about the rice but hey, its rice... whats there to really figure out? Super pleased because this was a really easy dish to make that turned out tasty! Only thing I changed was the salsa, I used Chi-Chi's Salsa which was pretty darn tasty. The only problem I had was when I was tossing the seasoning mix with the chicken some of it ended up stuck to my fingers so next time I might add more to compensate for sticky fingers! Overall was a pretty great dish, easy to prep, make, and the taste was right on! Definitely saving this recipe for a later date.

May 06, 2012

I loved this recipe! I'm definitely saving and I will make this again. Note: Makes enough food for 3 adults. If you have a large family, you may need to adjust the recipe :).

Apr 11, 2012

Yummy! Loved it. I didn't have any green onions or chicken thighs. I used yellow onions and boneless chicken breast and it came out great. I also cooked the onions when browning the chicken.

Aug 27, 2012

Delicious and filling. Only changed two things: I used a different brand of taco seasoning and left off the cheese to accommodate a family member with a dairy allergy. (The rest of us added cheese to our plates.) Everyone went back for seconds, and none of us were actually still hungry when we did so. =D

Feb 29, 2012

This was a huge hit with the family. We will be making this again. It was really good. Great flavour.

Feb 19, 2012

Really good dish!


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