Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas Recipe
Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas Recipe is a lip smacking mexican dish where a wheat tortilla is filled with cheese & chicken that is made spicy and then grilled on a tawa until crispy.
A quesadilla is a tortilla, usually a corn tortilla, but is also sometimes made with a wheat tortilla, that is filled with cheese and then grilled.
Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas is typically made with chicken marinated in chipotle paste with a dash of lemon juice and then cooked with cheese. The mix is then filled in tortillas and grilled. This Mexican dish is super delicious and a perfect appetiser option for your brunch or high tea parties.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Quesadilla Recipes such as
- Broccoli Bell Pepper Cheese Quesadilla Recipe
- Spinach and Corn Quesadilla Recipe
- Mexican Wedding Cookie Recipe
- 250 grams Boneless chicken
- 1 tablespoon Chipotle sauce
- 1 cup Cheddar cheese , shredded
- 1 Onion , sliced
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder , crushed
- Salt , as required
- 1/2 cup Sweet corn
- 2 teaspoons Roasted tomato pasta sauce
- 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon Butter
- 6 Tortillas
How to make Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas Recipe
To begin making the Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas recipe, firstly marinate chicken with chipotle paste, salt, crushed pepper and lime juice for minimum 40 minutes.
Heat butter in a non stick pan, add onion and sliced green pepper and saute for a while.
Now add the marinated chicken and saute for some more time.
Add tomato sauce and mix well. Cook till chicken softens.
Transfer the chicken mix in a microwave bowl and add in the cheese and corn. Mix well.
Microwave on high for 2 minutes in oven and allow it to rest for a while.
Take one tortilla sheet and add spoonful of chicken chilli cheese mix and spread evenly.
Place another tortilla over it and grill on stove top grill pan.
Carefully flip the other side and grill again by brushing a little butter on top.
Transfer in a plate and carefully cut the quesadillas into four quadrants using a pizza cutter.
Similarly make more quesadillas and serve hot with your favourite dip. Serve Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas along with Baked Mexican Rice and Corn Pineapple Salsa Salad for a perfect Mexican dinner on a weekend night.
Born and raised in a gastronomic family where cooking is most relied on approximation and eyeballing the ingredients or ratios and proportions for measurements. A physiotherapist by profession who came into blogging almost a year back with a motive to pen down my experience of learning and refining in the journey with food from home and the world beyond, from street food to the fine dining. I live with a motto in life that is 'Life is beautiful if you have good food around'