Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla
27 May 2024

Quesadillas are prepared by combining tortillas with different ingredients. It usually contains cheese varieties, charcuterie products, and vegetables. This food, which is very common in Mexico, is usually presented in a half-moon shape. Mozzarella and cheddar cheese are the most preferred cheeses for making quesadillas. If your ingredients are ready, let's see how to make a Mexican-style chicken quesadilla.

How Many Calories is 1 Serving of Chicken Quesadilla?

One serving of chicken quesadilla is approximately 290 calories. It has high protein, iron, and magnesium values.

Prep Time : 30 mins
Cook time : 8 mins
Servings : 2 People
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Chicken Quesadilla


  • 4 sheets of tortillas
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 red pepper (julienne cut)
  • 1 yellow pepper (julienne cut)
  • 1 white onion (julienne cut)
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese (grated)
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
Chicken Quesadilla


  1. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees. Line the tray with baking paper.
  2. Put the olive oil in a skillet and cook the chicken breast meat over medium heat. When cool, cut into thin slices.
  3. Cook the peppers and onions in the same pan where you cooked the chicken until they turn color and soften. Season with salt and pepper. 
  4. Put mozzarella cheese on one tortilla, then the sliced chicken, peppers, and some mozzarella cheese on it, and cover it with another tortilla. (If you spread olive oil on the lavash with a pastry brush, it will be more crispy.)
  5. Prepare the remaining two tortillas in the same way. 
  6. Place the quesadillas on the tray and bake in a preheated 175-degree oven for 7-8 minutes until the cheese melts.
  7. If you wish, you can serve spicy potato chips with it. Enjoy your meal.
Expert Tips
  • When boiling the chicken meat, make sure it is soft.
  • In addition to mozzarella cheese, you can also add cheddar and kasseri cheese.
  • You can make your meal more crispy if you use tortillas instead of lavash.
  • You can add corn and pomegranate molasses to the quesadilla you have prepared. 
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