Chicken Quesadilla Filling Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Quesadilla Filling recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Quesadilla Filling using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lallan7

Makes 4 servings



Filling for a chicken Quesadilla.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Quesadilla Filling

3 tablespoons canola oil
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, julienned
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 dashes cayenne pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons cumin
1 clove garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, julienned
1 green bell pepper, julienned
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 ounce tequila
8 ounces Colby Jack cheese, Monterey Jack, or Cheddar, shredded
2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons sliced scallions

Recipe Directions for Chicken Quesadilla Filling

In a large saute pan or wok, heat oil over high heat. Season the chicken with salt, pepper, cayenne, cumin, and garlic, and add to the hot oil. Next add the peppers and onions, and remove pan from the heat and add tequila. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked thoroughly. Keep warm.
Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Grill

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 272.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
461
Calories from Fat
212
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.6g
36%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
113mg
38%
Sodium
743mg
31%
Potassium
522mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
7.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
47.9g
Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 131%
Calcium 29% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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