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Monterey Chicken Recipe

Monterey Chicken Recipe

Chili's Copycat Monterey Chicken recipe takes minutes to prep. Then, sit back and relax while the chicken smothered with BBQ sauce, bacon, tomatoes and cheese bakes to perfection.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 464kcal


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 slices bacon cooked and crumbled (traditional or turkey bacon)
  • 4 plum tomatoes diced
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • ½ cup green onion sliced thin (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Place chicken in a baking dish and cover with barbecue sauce.
  • Top with bacon, tomatoes and cheese, reserving a little of each for garnish if desired.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F and chicken is cooked through.
  • Garnish with green onions and other toppings if using.


To keep this South Beach Diet Phase 1 and low-carb friendly, use turkey bacon, low-sugar BBQ sauce and low-fat cheese.


Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 111mg | Sodium: 1167mg | Potassium: 831mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 255mg | Iron: 1.5mg