Chicken Quesadillas
Chicken Quesadillas
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 6
Chicken quesadillas are made with a flour tortilla and a delicious chicken filling then loaded with cheese. Serve with salsa or pico de gallo.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories272kcal
Carbs10g
Fat20g
Saturates5g
Sugars3g
Protein13g
Fibre2g

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 500 g Chicken
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder

Stir Fry

  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onions
  • 1 Bell Pepper
  • 1 Tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Purée
  • 2 Tortilla
  • Cheese Mozzarella

Instructions

  • Cut the chicken into small bite-size pieces and add into a bowl along with the rest of the marinade ingredients then mix until fully incorporated and set aside.
  • In a pan heat up 2 tbsp of the oil on medium heat until hot.
  • Add the marinated chicken and cook on medium heat for 6-8 minutes
  • As the chicken is cooking finely dice the onion and bell pepper then add into the pan and cook on medium heat for a further 4-5 minutes
  • Finely dice the tomato then add into the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Add the tomato purée and cook for a further 2-3 minutes on medium heat then set the mixture aside
  • In a griddle pan heat up the remaining oil on medium heat until hot – ensure that you spread the oil all over the pan
  • Reduce the heat to low and add a single tortilla then top with mozzarella cheese
  • Add the chicken mixture on top then top with the remaining cheese and cover with another tortilla
  • Increase heat to medium and cook for 3-4 minutes on one side
  • Baste the top of the tortilla and flip over then cook for another 3-4 minutes
  • Serve alongside a dip of homemade salsa, a side of yellow rice and enjoy!

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