Southwestern Baked Chicken
This Southwestern Baked Chicken is a delicious and wholesome dinner recipe. It is easy to make-ahead so that dinner is ready to pop in the oven at the end of a busy day.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
- 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 tomatoes sliced thin
- 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
- 6 cloves garlic sliced thin
- 1 jalapeño sliced thin
- 1 lime juiced
- Cilantro for garnish
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
In a small bowl, mix together onion powder, chili powder, smoked paprika and sea salt.
Place chicken in a baking dish and brush with olive oil. Sprinkled evenly with spice mixture.
Sprinkle with cheese and top with tomatoes, onion, garlic and jalapeño.
Bake for 25 minutes, until cooked through.
Squeeze lime juice over chicken and garnish with chopped cilantro and green onions.
Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 989mg | Potassium: 1062mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1225IU | Vitamin C: 21.9mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 1.5mg