Chicken Quesadillas With Tomatillo Salsa

Chicken Quesadillas With Tomatillo Salsa - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

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

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

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

Directions

* Combine tomatillos, lime juice, Anaheim and serrano peppers, salt and cilantro in small serving bowl. Set aside.

* 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.

* Use sharp knife or pizza cutter to cut each quesadilla into 6 wedges. Arrange wedges on warm platter and serve immediately. Pass salsa.

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Latest Reviews

"The sauce was amazing, it did turn out to be very thick. I was able to fix a hole in my wall with the leftovers! Kidding, very good..." - russell b.

"A delicious mashed sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan topping. Easy to make ahead,..." - kmb233

"A classic Italian dish prepared with tomato sauce and mozzarella, with a few additions by Chef..." - tammy schill

"When do i add the wine? What a great recipe. Quick and easy!" - latosha m.

"I gave it of a kick with hatch chile bacon and a bit red pepper. My family loved it!" - rajakiwi

"I've made this quite a few times now and it has become of a family favorite. I dredge the chicken breasts in flour (seasoned with a little salt, pepper, and garlic powder) and brown them. I also double the sauce...I use Frank's and don't add the celery seed. So good!!!" - mdbailey60

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