Monterey Chicken Recipe

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Dawn Published: December 2, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Monterey Chicken

Inspired by a Chili’s favorite, this Monterey chicken recipe is chicken breasts, bacon, cheese, and tomatoes baked in a savory barbecue sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 4chicken breasts,boneless, skinless
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1cupbarbecue sauce
  • 1cupcheese,shredded
  • 4slicesbacon,cooked and crumbled
  • ½cuptomatoes,diced
  • ¼cupgreen onions


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large oven-safe pan over medium-high heat. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Cook the chicken for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until done. Cook time may vary depending on the thickness of your chicken.

  4. Pour the barbecue sauce over the chicken. Sprinkle ¼ cup of cheese over each chicken breast.

  5. Place the pan in the oven for 3 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

  6. Sprinkle the bacon, tomatoes and green onions over the chicken and serve.


  • Calories: 714.89kcal
  • Fat: 42.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.61g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 17.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.79g
  • Fiber: 1.28g
  • Sugar: 24.79g
  • Protein: 48.84g
  • Cholesterol: 164.16mg
  • Sodium: 1250.63mg
  • Calcium: 277.79mg
  • Potassium: 705.99mg
  • Iron: 2.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 150.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.16mg
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