Chicken Quesadillas: A Cheesy and Flavorful Tex-Mex Favorite

Tender Chicken, Melty Cheese, Crispy Tortillas – Crafting the Perfect Quesadillas

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Chicken Quesadillas are a cheesy and flavorful Tex-Mex favorite that’s perfect for lunch, dinner, or snacking. This recipe features tender seasoned chicken, melted cheese, and crispy tortillas, creating a satisfying and delicious dish that’s sure to please everyone at the table.

Ingredients:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cheese (such as cheddar or Monterey Jack)
  • Salsa, sour cream, guacamole for serving (optional)

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Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
  2. Season chicken breasts with taco seasoning on both sides.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add seasoned chicken breasts and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 5-6 minutes per side. Remove from heat and let cool slightly, then shred the chicken using two forks.
  4. Place two flour tortillas on the prepared baking sheet. Divide shredded cheese evenly between the tortillas, spreading it out to cover the surface.
  5. Top the cheese with shredded chicken, then place the remaining two flour tortillas on top to form quesadillas.
  6. Bake Chicken Quesadillas in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy and golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before slicing into wedges.
  8. Serve hot with salsa, sour cream, guacamole, or your favorite toppings. Enjoy these cheesy and flavorful Chicken Quesadillas!