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Cheesy Salsa Baked Chicken

Cheesy Salsa Baked Chicken

Cheesy Salsa Baked Chicken is the perfect weeknight dinner because it's quick and easy to make. Keep a can of condensed cheddar cheese soup, salsa and cheese on hand and chicken never tasted so good!
Cuisine American
Keyword baked chicken, best chicken, cheese, chicken dinner, easy, salsa


  • rimmed baking sheet
  • 13 x 9 inch cake pan


  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 1 jar (15 ½ oz) salsa
  • 1 can (10 ¾ oz) condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 cup cheese, shredded, Mexican blend, more or less to taste
  • 3 tblsp Taco seasoning homemade blend or 1 package
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with tinfoil and coat with cooking spray.  Set aside.
  • Coat all sides of the chicken breasts with Taco seasoning. Place the chicken breasts in baking pan. 
  • In a medium bowl, combine cheddar cheese soup and salsa. Pour and spread over the top of each chicken breast. Cover with tinfoil. 
  • Place in the oven and bake for 55-60 minutes or until juices run clear. 
  • Remove from oven. Set oven to broil. Take off tinfoil and sprinkle cheese on each chicken breast. Put back in the oven for about 5 minutes, until cheese is melted and browned. Remove from the oven and serve with rice or whatever you desire! Spoon pan juices on top of the rice. Serve immediately. Enjoy!