Mexican Corn Chicken Bake

This Mexican Corn Chicken Bake is an easy chicken breast recipe filled with thin-sliced chicken breast, creamy cream cheese, zesty green chiles, sweet corn, and taco seasoning all in a one cheesy chicken dish.

A slice of the Mexican Corn Chicken Bake on a plate, with a cut piece on the end of a fork, next to a green salad.

This one pan recipe has become an instant family favorite around here. Filled with tender chicken breast, corn, cream cheese and chiles, topped with gooey cheddar cheese, this is one dinner you’ll want to make over and over again!

What is taco seasoning made up of?

The ingredients for traditional taco seasoning are all typically the same, with some having slightly different ratios of each ingredients. Our Homemade Taco Seasoning is made up of : 2 tablespoons Chili Powder, 2 teaspoons ground cumin, 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, 1/4 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon sea salt, and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Mix it all up and even double and triple it! Delicious, easy, and a great pantry-staple.

What Mexican dishes are good for serving on Cinco De Mayo?

This is a great one to have on hand when the Mexican holiday of Cinco De Mayo comes around. Other great recipes include guacamole, carne asada, fresh salsa, Mexican street corn, white chicken chili, Arroz con Pollo, enchiladas and street tacos! The options are endless!

What is a good side dish for this recipe?

Check out the recipes below for some great side-options to pair with this delicious Mexican chicken:

🍽 SIMPLE SOUTHWEST BLACK BEANS

🍽 CHEESY REFRIED BEANS

🍽 CORN FETA AND BLACK BEAN DIP

The ingredients for the Mexican Corn Chicken Bake laid on a table.

Ingredients for our Mexican Corn Chicken Bake:

  • Chicken Breast
  • Corn
  • Cream Cheese
  • Taco Seasoning
  • Green Chiles
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Cilantro

How to make our Mexican Corn Chicken Bake:

Preheat the oven to 375 F. In a greased 9×13 baking dish, place the thin-sliced chicken breast in one even layer, trying to keep the meat from laying on top of each other. This helps with even cooking.

In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the green chiles, diced cilantro, cheddar cheese, taco seasoning, corn, and cream cheese.

  • If the cream cheese is cold, soften in the microwave for 45 seconds. You will want to completely mix all the ingredients and cold cream cheese makes that super difficult!
A clear mixing bowl with the chiles, seasoning, cilantro, corn, and cream cheese in it.

Once mixture is completely combined, even spread it over the chicken breasts. Place in the oven, uncovered, and bake for 40 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 F.

Chicken breast in a white baking dish with the cream cheese mixture layered on top of it.

Remove from oven and serve! Garnish with extra cilantro and shredded cheese if desired!

The final Mexican Corn Chicken Bake on a plate, cut, and ready to be served after being cooked.

There are so many reasons to make this delicious and SIMPLE recipe: 1 – the clean up is super minimal. 2- Prep work is less than 5 minutes! 3 – The kids DEVOUR it. This one will be requested over and over again! If you love one pan recipes, check out these ones below:

✔️ ONE PAN CHICKEN ZOODLES

✔️ HEALTHY CHICKEN SAUSAGE SKILLET

✔️ CHEESY TACO PASTA CASSEROLE

✔️ HEALTHY STUFFED PEPPERS SKILLET

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Yield: 4 Servings

Mexican Corn Chicken Bake

Mexican Corn Chicken Bake

This Mexican Corn Chicken Bake is an easy chicken breast recipe filled with thin-sliced chicken breast, creamy cream cheese, zesty green chiles, sweet corn, and taco seasoning all in a one cheesy chicken dish.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 thin-sliced chicken breasts about 1 pound
  • 1 (8 ounce) block of cream cheese
  • 1 Packet of Taco Seasoning
  • 1 (4 ounce) can green chiles
  • 1/4 Cup diced Cilantro
  • 1 Cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Can of Corn, drained

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Place thin-cut chicken breasts in a greased 9x13 baking dish, trying not to overlap the meat.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, cilantro, shredded cheese, corn, green chiles and taco seasoning.
  4. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Evenly spread the mixture over the chicken.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes, or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of at least 165 F.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 390Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 802mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 46g

(Nutritional information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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