This is one of my favorite kinds of meals! I pulled the bag out of the freezer this morning. After it was thawed, I pour the chicken and sauce into a baking dish, popped in the oven and our main dish was ready! And it was DELISH!
I'm not a fan of the term "dump chicken" - just sounds bad. So from here on, I will refer to this as chicken in a bag! Several weeks ago, I had purchased several packages of skinless, boneless chicken breast. Some were baked at that time for dinner, others went into chicken pies or soups. And 3 of them were made into this great recipe - Sweet Salsa Chicken. Of course, I didn't have all of the exact ingredients on hand so I improvised - and it worked!
The basic recipe is chicken breasts, apricot jam, and salsa. Throw all those ingredients in a bag and freeze. Thaw and bake at 350 for 30 minutes. How easy is that!
3 or 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts - cut in half (easier portion size for my family)
1/3 cup apple butter
1 1/2 salsa (I used medium and it had some kick - would use mild next time)
Toss all of the above ingredients into a large ziploc bag. Freeze.
Another option is to marinate it overnight or at least 8 hours.
If frozen, thaw completely. Bake at 350 degree for 30-35 minutes. Enjoy!
We enjoyed this dish with a side of black beans, salads, and tortilla strips!