California Chicken


This California chicken recipe is great for summertime veggies from the garden, and quick too!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 ripe tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 (8 ounce) package Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 10 slices

  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted and sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Warm oil in a skillet and add chicken. Season with onion powder. Cook until chicken is browned and just about done, 15 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Place chicken on a cookie sheet and top each breast with 1 to 2 slices of tomato and 2 to 3 slices of cheese.

  4. Place in the preheated oven until cheese melts, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven, add 2 to 3 slices of avocado on top of each breast, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

541 Calories
37g Fat
12g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 541
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 122mg 41%
Sodium 373mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 18mg 90%
Calcium 451mg 35%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 902mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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