Chicken Quesadillas With Tomatillo Salsa

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Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Chicken Quesadillas With Tomatillo Salsa

Chicken Quesadillas With Tomatillo Salsa


  • 1 (12-ounce) can whole tomatillos, drained and diced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced Anaheim pepper
  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • 6 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) grated pepper Jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded grilled chicken


  1. * Combine tomatillos, lime juice, Anaheim and serrano peppers, salt and cilantro in small serving bowl. Set aside.
  2. * Heat heavy 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Place tortilla in pan and sprinkle one-third of cheese and one-third of chicken evenly on top. Cover with second tortilla. When bottom tortilla is nicely browned, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes, use wide spatula to turn quesadilla. Brown other side. Place on cutting board. Repeat to cook other 2 quesadillas.
  3. * Use sharp knife or pizza cutter to cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges. Arrange wedges on warm platter and serve immediately. Pass salsa.