Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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This chicken cheese quesadilla recipe by Yes I Can Cook is packed with flavorful chicken, cheese, onion, tomato, and bell pepper. It is the perfect snack for breakfast or any time of the day. I have made this a couple of times, and it always turns out incredible. The melted cheese with the cooked chicken is seriously good.


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Marinating the meat is the secret to a delicious chicken quesadilla. The chicken is marinated with different spices and seasonings for half an hour. This process will allow the meat to absorb all the flavors. It is a bit spicy, so if you don’t like spicy foods, adjust the amount of the spices.

Here’s another breakfast recipe for you: Grab-and-Go Breakfast Muffins

Easy Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Ingredients

  • 0.8 lb boneless chicken (cut into bite-size pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic paste or powder
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of chili sauce or hot sauce
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of crushed red chili
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of crushed black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of tarragon herbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon of thyme or oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon of chili garlic sauce
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of tomato ketchup
  • 1/4 cup of diced bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup of diced tomato
  • 1/4 cup of diced onion
  • tortilla
  • mozzarella and cheddar cheese
  • oil

Note: adjust the spiciness to your liking

How to Make Chicken Cheese Quesadilla

Step 1:

In a large bowl, add the chicken, garlic powder, soy sauce, vinegar, chili sauce, salt, red chili, paprika powder, black pepper, tarragon herbs, thyme, or oregano. Mix until well combined. Let it marinate for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Add 2 to 3 tablespoons of cooking oil into a pan over heat. Once hot, add the marinated chicken and cook for 2 to 3 minutes over high heat. Cover and lower the heat. Cook until the chicken is cooked through.

Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Ingredients
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Step 3:

Add the chili garlic sauce and tomato ketchup. Mix until well combined. Add the bell pepper, tomato, and onion. Cook on high heat for a minute, then turn off the heat.

Step 4:

Lay a tortilla on your working surface, then sprinkle grated cheese on one side. Add chicken on top, then sprinkle more cheese. Fold the tortilla in half. Place a pan over heat and grease with oil. Once hot, add the folded tortilla and cook until browned and the cheese has melted.

How to Make Chicken Cheese Quesadilla
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Step 5:

Slice in half and serve. Enjoy!

Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Recipe

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