BBQ Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

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BBQ Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

How To Make BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

Level up your classic quesadilla with this barbecue chicken quesadilla recipe made with marinated chicken breast and cheese wrapped with a wheat tortilla.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 3ozchicken breast cutlet,raw, boneless, skinless
  • tspgarlic powder
  • tsponion powder
  • 1tbspBBQ sauce,with 45 calories or less per 2 tbsp serving, plus more for serving
  • 1large high-fiber flour tortilla,with 110 calories or less
  • ¼cupreduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese,shredded
  • 2tbspred onion,chopped
  • 1tbspfresh cilantro,chopped
  • nonstick spray


  1. Spray nonstick spray on a skillet and heat over medium-high.

  2. Sprinkle chicken with seasonings. Cook for about 4 minutes per side, until cooked through. Roughly chop once cool enough to handle.

  3. In a small bowl, coat chicken with BBQ sauce.

  4. Lay tortilla flat, and spread BBQ chicken onto one half. Top chicken with remaining ingredients.

  5. Clean skillet, if needed. Respray and return to medium-high heat. Cook the half-loaded tortilla for about 2 minutes.

  6. Fold the bare tortilla half over the filling with a spatula, and press lightly to seal. Carefully flip and cook for about 3 minutes until crispy.

  7. Slice into wedges. Serve.


  • Calories: 431.83kcal
  • Fat: 19.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.65g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.99g
  • Fiber: 1.78g
  • Sugar: 8.18g
  • Protein: 28.72g
  • Cholesterol: 81.03mg
  • Sodium: 688.10mg
  • Calcium: 286.08mg
  • Potassium: 357.50mg
  • Iron: 2.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 74.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.93mg
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