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.


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50 Min


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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
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


  • 1Mix flour and taco seasoning mix. Roll chicken in seasoning mix, then melted butter and then crushed tortilla chips. Place in a sprayed casserole dish.
  • 2Make 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.
  • 3Pour 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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