Copycat Applebee’s Chipotle-Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

These cheesy chicken quesadillas are absolutely irresistible. This recipe is perfect to throw together when you have to feed a crowd. Give it a try!

How To Make Applebee’s Chipotle-Chicken Quesadillas

  • 4 flour tortillas (10-inch )
  • 4 tbsp butter (softened)
  • 2/3 cup Monterey Jack cheese (shredded )
  • 2/3 cup cheddar cheese (shredded )
  • 1 lb chicken strips (cooked)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 2 jalapeno peppers (diced)
  • 1/4 tsp cilantro (chopped )
  1. Warm a large frying pan over medium heat. 

  2. Butter one side of each tortilla. Place one butter-side down in the pan.

  3. Spread cheeses, chicken, tomato, and jalapeños on the tortilla.

  4. Sprinkle the cilantro over the ingredients and top with another tortilla, butter-side up.

  5. Flip the quesadilla to cook the other side.

  6. Once the cheese is melted and the edges are browned, remove from heat and repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut up into triangles and serve.

How To Make Applebee’s Chipotle-Chicken Quesadillas

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Preparation: 5 mins
Cooking: 5 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4 flour tortillas 10-inch
  • 4 tbsp butter softened
  • 2/3 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded
  • 2/3 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 lb chicken strips cooked
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers diced
  • 1/4 tsp cilantro chopped

Instructions

  1. Warm a large frying pan over medium heat. 

  2. Butter one side of each tortilla. Place one butter-side down in the pan.

  3. Spread cheeses, chicken, tomato, and jalapeños on the tortilla.

  4. Sprinkle the cilantro over the ingredients and top with another tortilla, butter-side up.

  5. Flip the quesadilla to cook the other side.

  6. Once the cheese is melted and the edges are browned, remove from heat and repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut up into triangles and serve.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 427mg
  • Calories: 633kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Cholesterol: 186mg
  • Fat: 38g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 786mg
  • Protein: 48g
  • Saturated Fat: 21g
  • Sodium: 878mg
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 1405IU
  • Vitamin C: 19mg
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