Chicken Quesadillas Recipe
Got leftover chicken? Try making these super easy chicken quesadillas. With just four ingredients, this chicken quesadillas recipe is a snap to prepare. Taking only 15 minutes, these quesadillas are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike. A great way to use up any leftover rotisserie chicken, simply shred the chicken, put it on top of a flour tortilla, then throw some shredded cheddar cheese on top and cook.
This recipe can be scaled up or down, depending on how much chicken you have leftover, and it's so versatile, you can add other ingredients if you'd like, such as black beans, chopped onions, or tomatoes, or go ahead turn up the heat by adding some jalapeños. Top these quesadillas with some sour cream and guacamole, and have some chopped lettuce and pico de gallo or fresh salsa on the side. They're great to serve with yellow rice and refried beans or black beans for a dinner, or serve them on their own. These are a perfect snack for game day or movie night, or as an appetizer.
- 2 teaspoons canola oil (divided)
- 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
- 2 cups cooked rotisserie chicken (shredded, divided)
- 2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded, divided)