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.
- 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
- Preheat a skillet over medium heat.
- In a large bowl, mix the shredded chicken, cheeses, tomatoes, cilantro, red onions, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
- Spread the chicken mixture evenly over half of each tortilla and fold the other half over to cover.
- Brush each side of the quesadilla with olive oil and cook until golden brown on both sides.
- 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!