Chicken Monterey

Marsha Gardner


Had this at a friend's house for dinner, it was so good I had to have the recipe. Now people are requesting from me.


★★★★★ 1 vote

50 Min


  • 1/4 c
  • 1 1/4
    envelope taco seasoning
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 c
    tortilla chips crushed
  • 1 lb
    chicken tenders
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • dash(es)
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 c
    monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    black olives, sliced

How to Make Chicken Monterey


  1. Mix flour and taco seasoning mix. Roll chicken in seasoning mix, then melted butter and then crushed tortilla chips. Place in a sprayed casserole dish.
  2. Make cheese sauce. Saute 2 tablespoons onion in 1 tablespoon oil. Add 2 tablespoons flour and dash of salt. Stir in 1 can evaporated milk and 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil and cook 1-2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese and 1/2 cup black olives. Cook until cheese melts.
  3. Pour cheese sauce over chicken and bake for 50 minutes at 375-degrees. OLE!

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About Chicken Monterey

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican

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