Chili’s Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

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Recipes.net Team March 14, 2020

This recipe is the perfect way to make use of leftover chicken. Simply mix it up with some cheese and onions and you have a simple, yummy homemade quesadilla.

How To Make Chili’s Chicken Quesadilla

  • 3 ½ cup rotisserie chicken (shredded)
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 5 oz monterey jack cheese
  • Tortilla wraps
  1. In a pan, add the oil. Cook the onions and tomatoes with about 1/4 tsp salt and pepper until onions are brown and tender and the tomatoes are softened.

  2. Add in the garlic and cook till fragrant.

  3. Season the chicken with the remaining salt and pepper.

  4. When the onion mixture is ready, add in the seasoned chicken and cheese.

  5. Place a tortilla wrap on a flat surface and scoop the chicken mixture on half of the wrap.

  6. Fold the other side over and press so that the cheese makes it stick closed.
  7. Heat a clean pan and place the folded tortilla wrap on it to further melt the cheese.

  8. When done, cut in half and serve!

How To Make Chili's Chicken Quesadilla

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 40 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cup rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 5 oz monterey jack cheese
  • Tortilla wraps

Instructions

  1. In a pan, add the oil. Cook the onions and tomatoes with about 1/4 tsp salt and pepper until onions are brown and tender and the tomatoes are softened.

  2. Add in the garlic and cook till fragrant.

  3. Season the chicken with the remaining salt and pepper.

  4. When the onion mixture is ready, add in the seasoned chicken and cheese.

  5. Place a tortilla wrap on a flat surface and scoop the chicken mixture on half of the wrap.

  6. Fold the other side over and press so that the cheese makes it stick closed.
  7. Heat a clean pan and place the folded tortilla wrap on it to further melt the cheese.

  8. When done, cut in half and serve!

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 277mg
  • Calories: 592kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 230mg
  • Fat: 34g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 150mg
  • Protein: 66g
  • Saturated Fat: 17g
  • Sodium: 1350mg
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 455IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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