salsa enchilada chicken with cheese out of the oven
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Ridiculously Easy Salsa Enchilada Chicken

I warn you now, this recipe for easy salsa enchilada chicken is so ridiculously easy, you might want to kiss me. Or buy me a margarita.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner, Entree
Servings: 8


  • 6 chicken breasts
  • fresh ground salt and pepper
  • taco seasoning
  • 1 large can enchilada sauce
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with onions peppers (and celery, if you can find it)
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • lime oil
  • shredded cheese
  • diced jalapeƱos optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray your baking dish with cooking spray and season each chicken breast on each side with fresh ground salt and pepper then taco seasoning.
  • Mix together your enchilada sauce, diced tomatoes, minced garlic, and a couple drops of lime oil.
  • Pour sauce over the chicken.
  • Spray your tin foil before covering the chicken to place in the oven.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes, until cooked to 180 degrees.
  • Place shredded cheese over each chicken breast carefully.
  • Place back into the oven for five minutes, until cheese is melted well.
  • Let cool slightly; serve with plenty of sauce.
  • (Optional: top with diced jalapeƱos before serving.)