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MEXICAN CHICKEN QUESADILLAS

Make these easy Mexican Chicken Quesadillas in minutes using my Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken.   The best part about this Chicken is the endless possibilities for using it. 

MEXICAN CHICKEN QUESADILLAS
MEXICAN CHICKEN QUESADILLAS

Use this Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken to make these easy, delicious quesadillas.

HOW TO MAKE EASY MEXICAN CHICKEN QUESADILLAS

My family loves Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas, and I have two favorite ways to make them.

  1. We build our quesadillas with my slow cooker Mexican chicken, a homemade southwestern ranch sauce, spinach, additional Mexican seasoning, and lots of cheese.
  2. Another great way to make this quick meal is by replacing the spinach with some black beans.  If I have some of my leftover kicked up black beans, I will add them instead of the spinach with the Mexican chicken, southwestern ranch, Mexican seasoning, and lots of cheese.

Gooey Cheesy Quesadillas

Speaking of cheese, my husband and I like Pepper Jack Cheese, but my children like Colby Jack in their quesadillas.  If you buy your cheese already shredded, a Mexican blend would be great too.  To cook the quesadillas, I toss them on my indoor grill or place them in a frying pan that has been sprayed with a cooking spray.  You will know they are ready to eat when the cheese starts oozing out everywhere.  YUM!  Melted Cheese and Chicken, what could be easier or better?  The quesadillas typically get topped off with more sour cream, salsa or my favorite homemade southwestern ranch dip.  

Use Slow Cooker Shredded Mexican Chicken

What makes them so easy is preparing the chicken ahead of time in the crock-pot.  See the recipe for Crock-Pot Mexican Shredded Chicken.  Having the chicken already made makes these quesadillas quick and easy. 

Whip up this homemade Southwestern Ranch in minutes to add to your quesadilla or use it as a dip.

What is my favorite Mexican seasoning?  Paul Prudhomme’s Fajita Magic

MEXICAN CHICKEN QUESADILLAS
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Tex-Mex Chicken Quesadillas

Quick and Easy Tex-Mex Chicken Quesadilla
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Course: entree, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bbq quesadilla, quesadilla, quick & easy, quick and easy, quick and easy recipe, quickandeasy recipe
Servings: 1
Calories: 304kcal

Equipment

  • skillet

Ingredients

  • 1 tortilla
  • 1/4 cup Cheddar cheese shredded or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 TB black beans
  • 1/4 cup Slow Cooker Tex Mex Chicken – see recipe on above post
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mexican seasoning Paul Prudhomme's Fajita Magic seasoning
  • DIPPING SAUCE
  • Southwestern Ranch Dressing

Instructions

  • Layer tortilla with 1/2 of cheese on the bottom of the tortilla.
  • Next, layer the chicken, black beans OR fresh spinach, about sprinkle with Mexican seasoning.
  • Top the tortilla with another half of cheese.
  • Fold the tortillas in half and place it in a hot pan that has been sprayed with a cooking oil.
  • Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until cheese is gooey and light tan.

Nutrition

Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Calcium: 235mg | Iron: 2mg

Tips for making a quesadilla:

  • If you are not using slow cooker shredded chicken, chop your chicken into bite-size pieces and add your seasoning.  Next, toss it into a hot skillet.  The chicken will cook quickly.
  • Cut your chicken into bite-size pieces when it is partially frozen.  It is a lot easier to cut.

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3 thoughts on “MEXICAN CHICKEN QUESADILLAS”

  1. I love that you have two variations of this and I definitely would lean towards the black bean myself to be honest 😉

    Reply
    • Janine,

      Thank you for stopping by and checking out my quesadillas. I love my spicy black beans. I went to find a link to share the recipe and I realized I had never blogged about them. I am going to have to do that soon. They are amazing and go perfectly in this quesadilla.

      Have a super week!
      Diane

      Reply

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