Easy Rotel Chicken Recipe

Easy Rotel Chicken Recipe


  • 4 small chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon EACH: chili powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel, drained
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (divided)


  1. Combine the cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl, then set aside.
  2. Heat a 12-inch skillet over medium heat, spray with nonstick spray or add up to 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle the chicken breast with the spice mixture on each side.
  4. Sear the chicken in the skillet 2-3 minutes on each side until nicely browned, remove from skillet and set aside.
  5. Add the drained can of rotel, heavy cream cream, broth, cream cheese and reduce heat to low.
  6. Stir mixture until cream cheese melts completely and add 1/2 cup of the shredded cheese to the sauce, stir well.
  7. Add the chicken to the skillet and cover with the remaining cheese.
  8. Place a lid on the skillet and let simmer over low for 6-8 minutes.
Nutrition Information:

YIELD: 4 SERVING SIZE: 1 chicken breast + 1/4 sauce

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