Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

Leftover Chicken Quesadilla
The Spruce
  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 servings
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Got leftover chicken? Try making these super easy chicken quesadillas. With just four ingredients, this chicken quesadillas recipe is a snap to prepare. Serve these chicken quesadillas with tomato salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.

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What You'll Need

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 4 10-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded cooked rotisserie chicken
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make It

  1. Heat 1 tsp. of the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  2. While the pan is heating, assemble the quesadillas. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of chicken over half of each tortilla. Top with 1/2 cup of cheese. Fold in half.
  3. Place one quesadilla at a time in the skillet. Let it cook 2 minutes until golden brown on one side.
  4. Flip with tongs. Cook another 2 minutes until cheese is melted and the quesadilla is brown on the other side. Remove to a plate.
  1. Repeat with remaining quesadillas.

Serve quesadillas immediately.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1122
Total Fat 69 g
Saturated Fat 31 g
Unsaturated Fat 21 g
Cholesterol 225 mg
Sodium 1,645 mg
Carbohydrates 54 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 69 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)