How to make Salsa Chicken Casserole -

This dish makes a complete meal – herbed rice topped with chicken cooked salsa style and cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़), Salsa Chicken

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Salsa Chicken Casserole

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Salsa Chicken Casserole Recipe

  • Mozzarella cheese grated to sprinkle

  • Salsa Chicken

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Tomatoes chopped 2-3 medium

  • Oil ½ tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Herbed rice

  • Cooked rice 1½ cups

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

Method

Step 1

To make herbed rice, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add chilli flakes and coriander leaves, mix well and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 3

Add rice and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 180º C.

Step 5

To make salsa chicken, heat oil in another non-stick pan. Add green chillies and sauté for 5 seconds. Add onion, mix and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 6

Add tomatoes, coriander leaves and salt, mix well and cook for 1 minute.

Step 7

Add chicken, mix and cook till it is fully done. Add lemon juice and mix. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 8

Spread herbed rice in an oval glass baking dish and top with the salsa chicken. Sprinkle cheese on top, place the dish in the preheated oven and bake till the cheese melts.

Step 9

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.