Easy Chicken Quesadillas

You should try this chicken quesadilla recipe because it is the best you’ve ever had. Chicken quesadillas are a tasty, healthy, quick, and easy dinner meal that is ready in about 30 minutes and is made with chicken, peppers, and some ingredients you already have at home.

Easy Chicken Quesadillas

When it comes to a busy evening dinner, chicken quesadillas are the greatest. They contain loads of cheese, chicken, and other kid-friendly ingredients. And it just takes 30 minutes to put together!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 300 g chicken cubed
  • Tortilla bread
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup yellow bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup orange bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup red bell peppers
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chicken seasoning Optional
  • 2 tbsp butter/oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp melted butter for brushing

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl add chicken, paprika, cayenne, cumin, black pepper, garlic powder, salt and chicken seasoning, mix and set aside.
  • Heat the butter/oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook chicken for about 5 minutes stirring to make sure both side are perfectly cook removed from heat and set aside
  • On the same skillet add oil
  • Add in garlic and cook for 2 seconds add onion, the yellow bell peppers, green bell peppers, orange bell peppers, red bell peppers, paprika, salt and cumin and saute until just
  • tender and fragrant for about 4 to 5 minutes
  • Add to cooked chicken and add the lime juice and stir
  • spread 1 tablespoon of butter on 1 side of the tortilla.
  • Working with one tortilla at a time half of the chicken mixture onto one half of the tortilla then immediately sprinkle on half of the shredded cheese over the entire tortilla and fold in half
  • Return the skillet to medium-high heat.
  • Brush with some melted butter
  • Place the tortilla in the hot skillet. cook until the cheese just begins to melt.
  • Using a spatula, flip the side that just has the cheese on it over on top of the chicken mixture. Use the spatula to press down to seal.
  • Continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes, and then flip the entire quesadilla over and cook for an additional 2 minutes on the other side this is to crisp up the tortilla
  • Remove from heat, and immediately cut into wedges using a sharp knife.

Video

Notes

Quesadillas can have varieties of fillings, chicken, meat 
 
 
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