Queso Chicken

Posted: September 17

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Ditch bland chicken for dinner and try this delicious and cheesy Queso Chicken recipe! This tender and cheesy chicken, with its juicy tomatoes, cheesy queso, plus taco seasoning, is the flavor you need for a fantastic dinner!


• 1 cup buttermilk • 4 boneless chicken breasts • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning • salt and pepper • 10 ounces Ro-Tel tomatoes and chilies • 1 cup queso (12 ounces) • 1 cup pepper jack and cheddar cheeses, shredded


Step 1

To begin, place the chicken in a ziplock bag with the buttermilk and let sit for 30 minutes or up to overnight. Drain and pat dry.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 3

Drizzle taco seasoning and salt and pepper onto the chicken. Place in a glass baking dish.

Step 4

Drain the chiles and tomatoes, then place half onto the chicken. Cover the chicken with queso and place the remaining tomatoes on top. Cover with the grated cheese mixture.

Step 5

Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the instant thermometer reads 155 degrees F. They will remain cooking once removed from the oven.

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