Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

    35 min

    These are quesadillas filled with chicken cooked in barbecue sauce, caramelised onions and Cheddar. Serve with plenty of guacamole, soured cream and tomato salsa!

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    Serves: 8 

    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
    • 1 onion, sliced into rings
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - cut into strips
    • 120ml barbecue sauce
    • 100g grated mature Cheddar cheese
    • 8 flour tortillas

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
    2. In a large, deep frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat. Slowly cook and stir onion until translucent. Mix in honey. Stir until onion is golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
    3. Place remaining oil and chicken in the pan over medium high heat. Cook until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in barbecue sauce and evenly coat chicken.
    4. Layer 4 tortillas individually with chicken, onions and Cheddar. Top with remaining tortillas.
    5. One or two at a time, place layered tortillas on a large baking tray. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Do not let tortillas become too crisp. Remove from heat. Cut into quarters to serve.

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    delicious! i also added sautéed bell peppers  -  24 Mar 2013


    So good. Make sure chicken is sliced thinly, or it will fall apart a bit  -  23 Sep 2009


    Made as a starter for a 'Mexican themed' dinner party. Rich flavour, nice looking, went down a treat! Especially the caramelised onion.  -  12 Jul 2009