Cheesy Delight: Chicken Quesadillas


Indulge in the cheesy, comforting embrace of our Cheesy Delight: Chicken Quesadillas. This dish is a perfect blend of tender, seasoned chicken, melted cheese, and a crispy tortilla, all coming together to create a symphony of flavors. It's a simple yet satisfying meal that's perfect for any time of the day.

Cheesy Delight: Chicken Quesadillas

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 quesadilla

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 400 kcal
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Sodium: 650mg
  • Sugar: 2g


  • Chicken Breast (cooked and shredded): 400g (0.88 lbs or 14 oz)
  • Flour Tortillas: 8 (medium size)
  • Shredded Cheese (Mexican blend or Cheddar): 200g (7 oz)
  • Onion: 1 medium, finely chopped
  • Bell Peppers (mixed colors): 2, sliced
  • Garlic: 1 clove, minced
  • Cumin: 1 tsp
  • Olive Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste
  • Sour Cream and Salsa: For serving

Method of Preparation

  1. Sauté Filling: In a pan, heat oil. Cook onion, bell peppers, and garlic. Add chicken, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  2. Assemble Quesadillas: Lay out tortillas. Spread chicken mixture on half of each tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese. Fold over.
  3. Cook Quesadillas: In a clean pan, cook quesadillas until golden and cheese is melted, flipping once.
  4. Serve: Cut into wedges. Serve with sour cream and salsa.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use a well-seasoned cast-iron skillet for a crispy tortilla.
  • Mix different cheeses for a more complex flavor.
  • Don't overfill the tortillas to avoid spillage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use different fillings?

Yes, feel free to add beans, corn, or other vegetables.

How can I make it spicier?

Add jalapeños or a spicier salsa to the filling.

Can I prepare these in advance?

Yes, assemble them ahead of time and cook when ready to serve.