Street Corn Chicken

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Some flavors are just meant to be together – like sweet corn, queso fresco and green chilies! But you can’t just have a side dish for dinner right? That’s why I decided to pile it all on top of a few pieces of chicken breast and call it Street Corn Chicken!

Street Corn Chicken

The juiciness of the chicken is amazing – you are going to love out moist and tender it is. And the creamy meltiness of the cream cheese and queso fresco is so good. If you can’t find queso fresco, you could also use cojita cheese (crumbled). If that’s not available either, you could just use shredded Colby Jack cheese but it’s not going to be quite the same.

Street Corn Chicken

I served this with some cilantro rice and a warmed up tortilla. You could serve it with Mexican Rice and Beans or maybe a Southwest style salad. My son put the rice and chicken all into a tortilla and at it like a burrito while the hubs cut off pieces of chicken and wrapped it up in torn off pieces of tortilla and at it like a bunch of mini tacos. Either way is a win – this is so yummy!

Now Let’s Get Cookin’!

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Street Corn Chicken

The yummy flavors of street corn turned into a made dish over chicken!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword baked chicken, cheese, Chicken, Chicken Dishes, corn, cream cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 6 Chicken Breasts thin-sliced
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese softened
  • 2 15oz can Sweet Corn drained
  • 1 7oz can Green Chilies
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • ½ cup Cilantro chopped
  • 8 oz Queso Fresco crumbled
  • ½ Red Onion Diced

Instructions

  • Prepare all of the ingredients. Preheat oven to 400deg.
  • In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, corn, green chilies, chili powder and cumin.
  • In a 13×9 baking dish, in chicken breasts, in a single layer. Spread with cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with queso fresco, cilantro and red onions. Place in oven for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.

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Published by Estelle Forrest

I am a lot of things – wife, mother, daughter, sister, niece, friend, business owner, volunteer, and a home chef. I have lived in the Pacific Northwest for most of my adult life and plan to stay forever – while traveling a lot. I am currently running a General Contracting business with my husband out of our home. Between us we have 6 kids in our blended family, 4 of which live with us full-time. We are a highly active family during the week – sports, bands, dance classes – as well as on the weekend – camping, hiking, car shows, and concerts. We like to go go go, but when it comes to dinnertime, we mostly like to dine-in! I love to create things with my hands and have probably tried almost every craft out there at least once or twice. Cooking is a huge part of my life. No matter what anyone says – you can taste the difference in the food if it was made with love. Some of the simplest meals can be elevated so much when they are cooked with care. Pouring love into the meals I create brings a feeling of fulfillment and satisfaction, not only to me, but to the people I care about.

4 thoughts on “Street Corn Chicken

  1. I love Street Corn and this is a great combination, I can’t wait to try the recipe! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday,526. Have a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  2. Thanks so much for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party. It’s people like you and your amazing food that has made this party successful!! Have a wonderful day!

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