Southwest Chicken Bake

Southwest Chicken Bake


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


41 m servings
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  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
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  1. 57 Ratings


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.

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 bec...

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 :).

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.

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 chee...

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

Really good dish!

I used this to start and changed the recipe a bit. First, I cooked the rice with Sazon seasoning to add more flavor. I also would suggest using more chicken. I used 1.5lb. and I thought the amou...

Surprised how good this was! I didn't use green onion, but added chopped onion and banana peppers from our garden. We like cheese so I used mozerella and chedder to our taste. No complaints, j...