Chicken Recipes

chicken quesadillas

chicken quesadillas

Chicken quesadillas are a delicious dish of Mexican cuisine, made up of corn tortillas filled with tender cooked chicken and melted cheese. Traditionally they are accompanied with guacamole, sour cream and salsa, creating an irresistible combination of flavors and textures. They are a versatile option, perfect as an appetizer or main dish.


• 2 cooked and shredded chicken breasts (you can use grilled, boiled or grilled chicken)

• 1 cup of grated cheese (you can use cheddar, mozzarella or any other cheese you like)

• 1/2 chopped onion

• 1/2 bell pepper (red, green or yellow) chopped

• 1 garlic clove, minced

• 1 teaspoon of cumin powder

• 1 teaspoon chili powder (adjust for your preferred level of spiciness)

• 1/2 teaspoon of paprika

• Salt and pepper to taste

• 4 corn or flour tortillas

• Vegetable oil

Make sure you have all the ingredients ready, from cooked and shredded chicken to melted cheese, for delicious homemade chicken quesadillas that will satisfy every craving!


  1. In a large skillet, heat a little oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, bell pepper and garlic. Sauté until tender and fragrant.
  2. Add the shredded chicken to the pan and mix well with the vegetables.
  3. Add the cumin powder, chili powder, paprika, salt, and pepper to the chicken and vegetables. Cook for a few minutes for the flavors to blend. If you prefer a spicier quesadilla, you can adjust the amount of chili powder.
  4. In a separate skillet, heat a tortilla over medium heat. Sprinkle a layer of grated cheese on one half of the tortilla.
  5. Add a portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture over the cheese on one side of the tortilla.
  6. Fold the tortilla in half, covering the filling and forming a quesadilla.
  7. Cook the quesadilla in the hot skillet until the cheese is melted and the tortilla is golden and crisp. This usually takes about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  8. Repeat the process with the tortillas and the remaining filling.
  9. Once cooked, remove the quesadillas from the pan and place them on a plate. Cut each quesadilla into triangles.
  10. You can serve the chicken quesadillas with guacamole, sour cream, hot sauce, or tomato sauce. Ready! Now you have a delicious chicken quesadillas recipe to enjoy. Enjoy!

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