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Baked Salsa Fresca Chicken

Baked Salsa Fresca Chicken

Author: Judy - RecipesSimple.com
Baked Salsa Fresca Chicken is a mouthwatering recipe that is quick and easy and loaded with flavor.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cups pico de gallo
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • chopped cilantro, for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 375˚F. 
  • Lightly coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray.
  • Arrange the chicken in a 9x13 baking dish
  • Combine your cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and  paprika and sprinkle evenly on the chicken breasts.
  • Pour the pico de gallo over the seasoned chicken breasts.
  • Sprinkle the shredded Monterey Jack cheese over the pico de gallo.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes, until the thickest portion of the chicken is 165 degrees Fahrenheit.  
  • Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.
Keyword Salsa Chicken, Salsa Fresca Chicken