Low Carb Baked Mexican Chicken

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Chicken breasts that are seasoned with taco seasoning, covered in salsa and baked in the oven. This chicken can be prepared in 5 minutes and baked in 50 minutes! It doesn’t get any easier than this for a delicious meal that your family will love. This recipe is for 2 people but you can easily double or triple it to feed more.

Adapted from: http://www.myketorecipes.com

 

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Ingredients

 

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Place the chicken into a plastic bag

and pound it to an even thickness.

 

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Spray a shallow baking

dish with cooking oil.

 

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Sprinkle taco seasoning and

salt on the top of the breasts.

 

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Place the chicken, seasoned side

down, into the baking dish.

 

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Sprinkle remaining taco

seasoning over the top.

 

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Using a spoon spread 1/4 cup of salsa

on top of each chicken breast. Bake

in a preheated 375 degree oven for

45 minutes or until the middle of

the chicken breast is 165 degrees.

 

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Combine the cheese with 1/2 cup of

salsa and using a spoon, place it

on top of the chicken.

 

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Bake an additional 5 minutes

or until the cheese melts.

 

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Place on serving plates and enjoy!

 

Low Carb Mexican Baked Chicken

http://www.InDianesKitchen.com

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Ingredients

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, approximately 6 oz. each
  • 2 tsp taco seasoning
  • 1/2 cup salsa, your favorite
  • 1/2 cup salsa, your favorite to mix with the cheese
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Pound the chicken in a plastic bag so it is an even thickness.
  3. Spray a shallow baking dish with cooking oil.
  4. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp of taco seasoning and salt (to taste) on the top of both chicken breasts.
  5. Place the chicken breast, seasoned side down, into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp of taco seasoning on the top of each chicken breast.
  7. Place 1/4 cup of salsa on top of each chicken breast.
  8. Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes or until the chicken is 165 degrees in the middle.
  9. Combine the cheese with 1/2 cup of salsa. Spread it over the top of both chicken breasts. Bake for another 5 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  10. Remove to a serving plate and enjoy!

http://www.InDianesKitchen.com

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