BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

This BBQ Chicken Quesadilla Recipe is quick to prepare and is a favorite of adults and kids.  Incorporating whole grain tortillas or wraps is an easy way to add fiber to your diet. This recipe can be used for an appetizer or a meal when paired with a salad, fruit or some fresh veggies. Vegeterians can modify this recipe by substituting roasted veggies for the chicken.

  • 4 whole wheat tortillas or wraps
  • 2/3 c  jack cheese, shredded
  • 2/3 c cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 c roasted chicken breast, cut into small chunks
  • 2 T KC Masterpiece BBQ Sauce (or your favorite)

Roast 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast (generously brushed with olive oil) in 350 degree oven on cookies sheet for 30 minutes or until cooked through. Cool for 10-15 minutes and cut into small chunks and place 1 c of chicken in medium mixing bowl.  (you may have leftover chicken depending on size of chicken breasts) Gently mix the bbq sauce with the chicken.  On  2 tortillas, evenly sprinkle 1/3  jack cheese on each, then 1/2 c of the chicken chunks on each and 1/3 cheddar cheese on each.   Place the remaining tortillas on top of each and push down lightly. Place the quesadilla on a preheated griddle or two large skillets on medium heat.  Cook one side until lightly browned and gently turn, lightly brown the other side. Place on cutting board and use a pizza cutter to slice into pieces.  Serve with your favorite salsa, sour cream or guacamole. Makes 2 large quesadillas.

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