Mexican Fiesta: Chicken Quesadillas



Mexican Fiesta: Chicken Quesadillas

Transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of Mexico with our tantalizing Chicken Quesadillas. This recipe is a celebration of flavors, combining succulent grilled chicken, melted cheese, and a symphony of Mexican spices, all encased in a golden-brown tortilla. Each bite is a journey through the rich culinary heritage of Mexico, leaving you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup diced red onions
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 large flour tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat a skillet over medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the shredded chicken, cheeses, tomatoes, cilantro, red onions, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread the chicken mixture evenly over half of each tortilla and fold the other half over to cover.
  4. Brush each side of the quesadilla with olive oil and cook until golden brown on both sides.
  5. Remove from the skillet and let them cool slightly before slicing into wedges.

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

Yield: 4 servings

These Chicken Quesadillas are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a festive Mexican fiesta with friends. The combination of gooey cheese and flavorful chicken will make this dish a crowd-pleaser every time.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 420, Protein: 28g, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 2g.

Make your dinner table come alive with the essence of Mexico, and savor the delightful taste of our Mexican Fiesta: Chicken Quesadillas. It’s not just a meal; it’s a fiesta on a plate!

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