Chicken quesadilla

Chicken quesadilla


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About this recipe: A quick and easy Tex-Mex dish. A great complement to this simple dish is soured creme, guacamole, or salsa.

wdhish London, England, UK

Serves: 1 

  • 1 chicken thigh
  • oil for frying
  • 1/4 onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon shredded mature cheddar cheese
  • 2 flour tortillas

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Remove skin and bone from the chicken thigh.
  2. Heat covered pan to med-low heat. Add just enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan and chicken. Keep covered and cook, only flipping once until each side is cooked. Remove chicken and shred. Set aside and allow to cool.
  3. In the same pan add diced onion and cook uncovered until translucent, but not brown. Remove onion and allow to cool.
  4. Wipe pan clean and reduce heat to low.
  5. Scatter chicken, shredded cheese, onion and coriander over one tortilla and top with the second. Place quesadilla into the pan and cover. Cook until lightly browned on one side, flip over and brown the other side. Serve!

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I used some cooked chicken I hand on hand so I didn't have to even prepare the chicken. The kids all loved this for an after school snack. - 04 Feb 2015

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