Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

How To Make Chicken Quesadillas

These chicken quesadillas are a great quick meal option! It’s a savory Mexican dish loaded with chicken and stretchy cheese in a pan-fried tortilla.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4large flour tortillas
  • 1tbspolive oil,plus extra as needed
  • 1small bell pepper,red or green
  • cuponion,diced
  • cupschicken,cooked, shredded or cubed
  • 2tbsptaco seasoning,or fajita seasoning
  • 2cupsmonterey jack cheese,or mexican blend, shredded


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat.

  2. Cook the onions for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened. Add the bell peppers, then cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Stir in the chicken, seasoning and ¼ cup water. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.

  4. Lay out the tortillas, then sprinkle ½ cup of cheese on one half of each tortilla. Add ¼ of the chicken mixture.

  5. Fold half of the tortilla over the filling, then brush the outside of each tortilla with olive oil.

  6. Heat a non-stick pan over medium-low heat. Lightly brown each quesadilla for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden and the cheese is melted.

  7. Cool for 2 to 3 minutes, then cut each tortilla into 3 pieces. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 595.64kcal
  • Fat: 35.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.84g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 35.47g
  • Fiber: 2.65g
  • Sugar: 3.76g
  • Protein: 31.35g
  • Cholesterol: 98.12mg
  • Sodium: 1196.49mg
  • Calcium: 602.37mg
  • Potassium: 335.43mg
  • Iron: 3.42mg
  • Vitamin A: 181.25µg
  • Vitamin C: 25.45mg
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