Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Quesadillas

1
Lynette !

By
@breezermom

My son loves what he calls "fajita" quesadillas. This is my version.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 tsp
    paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 12 oz
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 small
    onion, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices
  • 1 small
    orange bell pepper, cut into 1/2 inch thick wedges
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, whole
  • ·
    cooking spray
  • 3 oz
    monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 4
    flour tortillas, 6 inch
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream

How to Make Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Quesadillas

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Combine paprika, garlic powder, oregano, cumin, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl. Rub the paprika mixture evenly over the chicken; let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Arrange the chicken, onion, bell pepper, and jalapeno pepper on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Cook the vegetables 4 minutes on each side or until tender. Cook the chicken 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken and vegetables from the grill; Halve the jalapeno and remove the seeds, then coarsely chop the vegetables. Let the chicken stand for 5 minutes; thinly slice the chicken.
  4. Sprinkle about 3 tablespoons cheese over half of each tortilla; divide vegetables and chicken evenly over the cheese. Fold each tortilla in half over the filling; lightly coat the tortillas with cooking spray.
  5. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place 2 quesadillas in pan; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until the cheese melts and the tortillas are lightly browned. Repeat procedure with the remaining 2 quesadillas. Cut each quesadillas into 2 wedges; serve with sour cream.
  6. Garnish with Avocado-Tomato Salad, posted separately if desired.

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About Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Quesadillas

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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