Salsa = Chicken Espanola

I’ve given this recipe out so many times I can no longer count. Everyone loves it because you look like a culinary star with only the twist of a salsa jar. Skip the hour or so of chopping up vegetables and still impress the guests, family or friends with this easy dish.


  • 1 large jar of your favorite salsa (I prefer Green Mountain Gringo salsa)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts with bone in


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place chicken in a large baking dish.
  3. In the same baking dish, season chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powder (optional).
  4. Pour jar of salsa over chicken. Make sure chicken is covered.
  5. Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes to 1 hour.
  6. Serve with sides such as tortilla chips, sour cream, corn on the cob, or rice.
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