Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

13 reviews

Ooey, gooey, cheesy, crispy, dippable...Oh sorry, did we just make you hungry?! Time to cook!


5 minutes

Prep time

17 minutes

Cook time

731 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Frying pan


Chicken breast

Step 1

Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel. Coat the chicken with taco seasoning on all sides.

Chicken breast
Olive oil

Step 2

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Sear the chicken on one side, undisturbed for 7-8 min. Flip the chicken & cook for 3-4 more min, or until fully cooked (internal temperature reaches 165°). Transfer to a plate to cool slightly.

Bell pepper (red)

Step 3

Wash the pepper & remove the seeds. Dice the pepper.

Chicken breast

Step 4

Slice the chicken.

Olive oil
Flour tortilla (medium)
Mexican cheese blend

Step 5

Wipe the first pan clean & heat another drizzle of oil over medium heat. Press a tortilla into the oiled pan. On half of the tortilla, add half the cheese. Layer on sliced chicken & diced peppers. Add the remaining cheese on top.

Step 6

Fold the empty half of the quesadilla over the fillings. Use a spatula to press it closed for 1 min. Carefully flip the quesadilla over. Cook 3-4 min until the bottom half is crisp & the cheese is melted. Remove from the heat.

Sour cream

Step 7

Cut the quesadilla in half or thirds. Serve with sour cream, salsa & a squeeze of lime if you have! Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

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Energy731 cal.
Fat33 g
Carbohydrates58 g
Protein51 g
Fiber6 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas" contains 731 Energy, 33 g of Fat, 58 g of Carbohydrates, 51 g of Protein, 6 g of Fiber.

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Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas
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