Wednesday June 19th 2019

Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla Recipe | Authentic Mexican Recipes

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Rating: 3.2/5 (5 votes cast)


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts – cooked and cubed
  • 1 3/4 cup water
  • 6 flour tortillas
  • 1 box rice a roni (spanish rice flavour)
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 1/4 cup shredded Mexican-style cheese (I used cheddar)
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/3 cup sour cream


  1. Heat oven to 450 F.
  2. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. Cook and put aside.
  3. In large skillet, cook the rice-a-roni as directed; add chicken.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Cover, reduce heat; simmer 10 min.
  6. Spray both sides of tortillas with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Place 3 tortillas on a large baking sheet.
  8. Top each tortilla with 1/3 of cooked rice mixture, olives and 1/3 cup Cheese.
  9. Top with remaining tortillas; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Cheese.
  10. Bake 5 to 7 min or until light brown. To serve, cut into wedges.
  11. Top with salsa and sour cream.

Quick notes

These chicken quesadillas are extra cheesy and good. Give them a try…

Preparation time: 15 minute(s)

Cooking time: 7 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla Recipe | Authentic Mexican Recipes, 3.2 out of 5 based on 5 ratings
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