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Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas

Chicken Quesadillas are the perfect dinner for Cinco Di Mayo or just about any day of the week! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 250kcal
Author Nicole Crocker


  • 2 Pounds Chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 Package Taco seasoning I use McCormick's
  • 2-3 Tablespoons .Olive oil
  • 1 4 Cup Bag of shredded cheddar cheese or Mexican blend
  • 2 Cup Fresh salsa
  • 8 Large tortillas


  • In a large mixing bowl toss chicken, taco seasoning and olive oil together. Heat a large skillet on medium high heat with a small amount of oil. Once pan is hot enough cook chicken in batches. Remove to a clean platter. Using a clean large skillet wipe a small amount of oil in pan and heat on medium heat. Place one tortilla in heated pan and sprinkle approximately 1/4 C of chicken on half of the tortilla. Sprinkle with desired amount of cheese and salsa. Fold tortilla in half to cover chicken mixture. press down on top with spatula. Cook for about 2-3 minutes and carefully flip and cook on other side for 2-3 minutes. Remove to serving dish, cut in half and serve with fresh salsa,sour cream and whatever other sides you like!


Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1180mg | Potassium: 651mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg