This chicken quesadilla recipe has an impressive look and taste with little preparation. The leftover chicken gets Mexican flair from cumin in this fun main dish.

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Cook Time: 1 hr

Ingredients Of Chicken Quesadillas

  • 1 packet tortillas (golden crust makes great ones)
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated
  • 100 gm chicken, boiled and shredded (you can substitute with 1 cup mushrooms, sliced fine)
  • 1 bowl hung yogurt
  • 2 tsp coriander, chopped
  • 2 tsp spring onion, chopped fine
  • 2 green chillies, finely cut or 2-3 jalapeno peppers, cut
  • 1 tsp garlic, chopped fine
  • Sour cream (hung yoghurt whisked with lemon juice)
  • For taco powder (mix together):
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • A pinch of chilli powder
  • A pinch of onion salt
  • A pinch of oregano

Also Read: Guacamole

How to Make Chicken Quesadillas

  1. Place all the ingredients together.
  2. Boil the chicken and grate it. Sprinkle the taco powder over the chicken.
  3. Whisk the cilantro, spring onion and peppers in the hanging yogurt. Season with salt.
  4. Open a flour tortilla and layer it with the yogurt mixture. Add a little cheese and garnish with chicken or mushrooms cooked in garlic and sprinkled with taco powder.
  5. Sprinkle more cheese.
  6. Heat very little oil and cook until light brown. Return.
  7. Take out the tortilla and cut it into triangles.
  8. Serve with cream, salsa and guacamole.