Chicken Quesadillas are a crowd favorite and perfect for quick lunches and party snacks! Watch the video below as Laura prepares these wonderful Chicken Quesadilla.

Quesadilla Recipe from Laura In The Kitchen

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 People

Ingredients

  • 2 6 oz chicken breast cut into bit size pieces
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp Granulated Garlic
  • 1 tsp Granulated Onion
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups Cheese
  • 4 Large tortillas
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • A bit of Vegetable oil to brush on the tortillas

Instructions

  • Preheat a skillet over medium heat and add the butter and oil and let it get nice and hot.
  • Sprinkle the spices over the pieces of chicken as well as salt and pepper, toss everything together to make sure each piece of chicken is coated in the spices.
  • Add the chicken to the hot skillet and let it cook for about 7 to 8 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken and place it onto a plate.
  • When you’re ready to make the quesadillas, preheat a grill pan over medium high heat (or a large skillet) brush one side of the tortilla with some vegetable oil and place it oiled side down onto a plate.
  • Sprinkle some cheese on one half of the tortilla, and then top that with some of the cooked chicken and a bit more cheese.
  • Fold it in half and place it on the grill pan, let it cook for about 3 minutes on each side or until the cheese is melted on both sides and it’s got nice golden brown ridges.
  • Continue with the remaining tortillas and dig in right away!

Notes

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