Chilli Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Recipe
Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla Recipe is a delicious mexican dish that tastes simply wow. These Quesadilla is a fusion recipe with a touch of indo chinese flavor filled with spicy chilli chicken and inserted with a layer of a gooey stringy cheese.
Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla Recipe is a fusion recipe of a classic chili chicken filled inside a mexican quesadilla. Flavoursome chicken tossed in sauces and made spicy which is then filled in tortillas, and a generous helping of cheese to balance out the heat of the chilli chicken. The chili chicken stuffed quesadillas are then lightly toasted to give it a crunch.
Serve Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas as a party starter appetizer along with a refreshing Pomegranate Mint Cocktail, followed by a dessert of Mini Key Lime Pie.
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- 4 Tortillas
- 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese , grated
- 4 tablespoons Butter (Salted) , softened For the Chilli Chicken
- 300 grams Chicken breasts , cut into strips
- 1/4 cup Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , sliced
- 1/3 cup Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , chopped
- 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 2 inch Ginger , finely chopped
- 2 Green Chillies , slit
- 1 tablespoon Corn flour
- 1/2 tablespoon Soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
- 1 tablespoon Sweet and Spicy Red Chilli Sauce (Tomato Chilli Sauce)
- 1 teaspoon Oil
- 1 Salt , to taste
How to make Chilli Chicken Cheese Quesadilla Recipe
To begin making the Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla Recipe, we will first make the filling for this quesadillas.
*For the Chilli Chicken filling
To begin making the filling for the Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla , we will first make the base sauce by mixing corn flour with 1/4 cup of water. in a mixing bowl. To this stir in the soya sauce, ketchup, chilli sauce and salt and mix well.
Heat oil in a wok on high heat; add garlic, ginger, green chillies, spring onions and stir fry for about 30 seconds. Add in the chicken strips and capsicum on medium heat.
Once the capsicum is tender and the chicken is cooked , stir in the corn flour mixture to the wok and cook for a few minutes until the chilli sauce thickens.
At this stage turn the heat to high and continue to cook for a few minutes until well combined with the sauce.
Garnish with spring onion leaves, transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool.
*To assemble the Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla
You can either use store bought tortillas or make them at home.
You can choose to either make Corn Tortillas by following the Homemade Corn Tortilla Recipe or make whole wheat tortillas by following Homemade Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas Recipe.
These tortillas can be made ahead and stored in an airtight container.
Heat a skillet on medium-low flame, lightly heat up the tortillas for about 10-15 seconds on each side.
Place the tortillas on a flat surface like that of a working counter or a chopping board, place the Chilli Chicken filling on one half side of the tortillas, place grated cheese over it and fold it to get a semi circular filled quesadilla.
Return these Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla to the skillet on medium-low flame, smear some softened butter on the top and grill the quesadillas on the pan over medium heat until it is crisp and golden on both sides.
Serve Chilli Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas as a party starter along with a refreshing Pomegranate Mint Cocktail, followed by a dessert of Mini Key Lime Pie.