Spicy Chicken Quesadillas

Spicy Chicken Quesadillas
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Cuisine: Mexican
Techniques: Any / None
Occasions: Any
Diet Types: Omnivore
Prep Time: 0 hr 25 min
Cook Time: 0 hr 35 min
Yield: 4 Serving(s)
Main Ingredients: Chicken, Vegetables
Tags: Main Course / Dinner


  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions (about 2)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pickled jalapeño peppers
  • 1 cup chopped cooked chicken (about 8 ounces), divided
  • 4 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup salsa


  • 1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; stir until blended.
  • 2. Place 1/4 cup chopped chicken over half of 1 tortilla. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons cheese and 1 tablespoon onion mixture; fold in half. Repeat procedure with the remaining tortillas, chicken, cheese, and onion mixture.
  • 3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place 2 quesadillas in pan. Cook 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Repeat procedure with remaining quesadillas. Cut each quesadilla in half. Serve with salsa.
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