Mexican Cheesy Chicken Recipe - Chicken baked on a bed of rajma sauce and topped with plenty of cheese.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Processed cheese , Boneless chicken breasts ( हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट )

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Starter

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Mexican Cheesy Chicken

Mexico, wild and barren in the north and sultry and hot in the south, offers a cuisine that reflects the culture of the country – colourful, rich, invigorating and always, always festive! 
The most common impression about Mexican food is that it is hot and wholesome and has many similarities with Indian food. And like Indian cuisine Mexican is not one single cuisine but many. There is a feast of flavours for the food lover as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean teem with fish, while the adjoining regions bloom with luscious fruit like pineapple and papayas. The high plateau yields wonderful vegetables and the north is cattle country…..and to bind all these in one single string are chillies…in every shape, colour and size, from the subtle to the strong, producing a signature to Mexican cuisine.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

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Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Mexican Cheesy Chicken

  • Processed cheese grated 2/3 cup

  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces 450 grams

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Kidney beans 1 cup

  • Paprika 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1/4 cup

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Onion diced 1 small

  • Red capsicum diced 1 medium

  • Tomatoes diced 2 medium

  • Jalapenos finely chopped 2

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Corn chips a few

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add garlic and chicken and saute till lightly coloured. Sprinkle salt.

Step 2

Grind rajma with a little of the water in which it was boiled, salt, paprika, coriander leaves, juice of ½ lemon and grind till smooth. Pour this into a baking dish.

Step 3

Add onion to chicken along with tomatoes, red capsicum, jalapenos, cumin powder, red chilli powder and mix.

Step 4

Transfer this into the baking dish over the rajma sauce. Place corn chips all around the edges of the dish.

Step 5

Sprinkle cheese and bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or till chicken gets cooked and cheese bubbles.Serve hot.

How to make Mexican Cheesy Chicken

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add garlic and chicken and saute till lightly coloured. Sprinkle salt.

Step 2

Grind rajma with a little of the water in which it was boiled, salt, paprika, coriander leaves, juice of ½ lemon and grind till smooth. Pour this into a baking dish.

Step 3

Add onion to chicken along with tomatoes, red capsicum, jalapenos, cumin powder, red chilli powder and mix.

Step 4

Transfer this into the baking dish over the rajma sauce. Place corn chips all around the edges of the dish.

Step 5

Sprinkle cheese and bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or till chicken gets cooked and cheese bubbles.Serve hot.

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