An Easy Mexican inspired chicken bake that is grain free and low carb.
gluten free, grain free, low carb, primal
Calories: 203 kcal
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
red or green, divided, I use refrigerated deli kind (lower in carbs than jarred kind)
diced green chilies
mild or hot, 1/2 of 4 ounce can
can sliced black olives
grated queso quesadilla cheese
or can use pepper jack cheese
medium size avocado
chopped cilantro for garnish * optional
sour cream garnish *optional
Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C), and lightly oil or grease a 9 x 13 baking dish.
Add ¼ cup of salsa to the bottom of the pan. Layer chicken breasts on top of salsa.
Spoon green chilies over chicken.
Pour remaining 1 cup of salsa over the top of chicken.
Sprinkle both queso quesadilla cheese and cheddar cheese over the top of salsa.
Scatter sliced olives over the top.
Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until chicken is done in center.
Top with chopped avocado & garnish with optional chopped cilantro and add a ½ tbsp of sour cream to each serving if desired. Serve.
*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*
Easy Mexican Chicken Bake Low Carb
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Total Carbohydrates 5g
Dietary Fiber 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.