Prep: 10 Mins Cook: 40 Mins

Crunchy tortilla chip crumbs make an exciting coating for this Mexican variation of oven fried chicken. Serve with Spanish rice and tall glasses of iced tea garnished with twists of lime.

Ortega Tortilla Crusted Chicken


  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbls. milk
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 ozs. tortilla chips, finely crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup ORTEGA Salsa - Roasted Garlic (Medium)
  • 1/2 cup guacamole, (optional)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream, (optional)


PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Lightly oil 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

WHISK together eggs and milk in a shallow dish. Dip chicken into egg mixture, then into crumbled tortilla chips. Place in prepared baking pan.

BAKE 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in the center and chips are golden brown. Top with cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, salsa, guacamole and sour cream.
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