Chicken Quesadillas

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Megan Olson

By
@MOlson

This recipe is one I put together myself through trial and error. It's a great way to use leftover chicken and can be modified with a wide variety of add-ins.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/4 c
    cooked, diced chicken breast
  • 6
    8 inch flour tortillas
  • 3/4 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp
    onion salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • ·
    dash of garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 2 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese or mexican cheese blend
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • ·
    sour cream and guacamole

How to Make Chicken Quesadillas

Step-by-Step

  1. combine seasonings in a small bowl; add diced chicken and toss to coat
  2. brush one side of tortillas with butter; place buttered side down on ungreased baking sheet. Spoon about 1/3 cup chicken mixture over half of each tortilla; sprinkle with 1/3 cup cheese
  3. fold plain side of tortilla over cheese. Bake at 450 degrees for 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and outside is golden. Cut into wedges and serve with sour cream and guacamole.

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About Chicken Quesadillas

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Regional Style: Mexican




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