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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.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 21-25 minutes

Servings :

Mexican Cheesy Chicken

Main Ingredients

Processed cheese , Boneless chicken breasts





Level Of Cooking



1452 kcal


74 gm


160.5 gm


58.9 gm


  • Processed cheese grated
    2/3 cup
  • Boneless chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
    450 grams
  • Olive oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Kidney beans
    1 cup
  • Paprika
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
    1/4 cup
  • Lemon
  • Onion diced
    1 small
  • Red capsicum diced
    1 medium
  • Tomatoes diced
    2 medium
  • Jalapenos finely chopped
  • Cumin powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Corn chips
    a few


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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