Easy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Chicken Quesadillas Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Easy Chicken Quesadillas

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"I came up with this recipe on a whim. I love quesadillas, but am picky about what goes in them. This was super easy to make and tasted really good. Serve as is or with salsa and sour cream."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir chicken, 1 packet sazon seasoning, and 1 teaspoon garlic salt, shredding chicken as it cooks until no longer pink in the center and juices run clear, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Bring rice and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender, and the liquid has been absorbed, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Stir black beans, 1 packet sazon seasoning, and teaspoon garlic salt together in a microwave-safe bowl. Cook in microwave until heated through, about 2 minutes. Add black bean mixture to rice.
  4. Place each tortilla on a work surface; layer half of each tortilla with bean-rice mixture, Mexican cheese, shredded chicken, and more Mexican cheese. Fold each tortilla in half. Spread a thin layer of softened butter atop each quesadilla.
  5. Heat a large skillet over medium heat; cook each quesadilla, butter-side down, until cheese is melted and outside is crisp and brown, about 5 minutes per side. Cut into wedges.
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Sep 03, 2012

Sazon is a latin seasoning that you can get in any grocery store (walmart included) in the international aisle near the rest of the latin items. It is usually in a box and comes in little packets inside. There are sometimes lots of different ones to choose. I personally go with the red box or the yellow. They are the most basic in flavor profile.

 
Dec 21, 2012

These were really good! I think you could also roll this up burrito style and maybe add some salsa and sour cream inside. Will make this again for a nice lunch!

 
Feb 13, 2014

Easy? Too many ingredients to be called easy. I'm sure it is good but doesn't fill my search for easy quesadilla.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 618 kcal
  • 31%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 57.3 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol
  • 90 mg
  • 30%
  • Fat
  • 28.6 g
  • 44%
  • Fiber
  • 5.9 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 31.6 g
  • 63%
  • Sodium
  • 1714 mg
  • 69%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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