Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla

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

Hannah
Hannah
137

5 minutes

Prep time

17 minutes

Cook time

673 cal.

Per serving

Utensils

Stovetop, Frying pan

recipe

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 (burrito size)
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
Salsa

Step 7

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

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy673 cal.
Fat32 g
Carbohydrates49 g
Protein49 g
Fiber5 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla" contains 673 Energy, 32 g of Fat, 49 g of Carbohydrates, 49 g of Protein, 5 g of Fiber.

Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla
Very easy