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  • Serves: 24 Servings

Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

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Category: Poultry, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Whole chicken breast,
  • -boneless & skinless
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Chili powder (4 pinches)
  • 1/4 ts Cumin
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 1 Clove of Garlic, minced
  • 1 Problano Chili
  • 8 6-inch Flour Tortillas
  • 2 c Grated cheddar cheese (mild
  • - or sharp)
  • 1 c Grated chihuahua cheese or
  • - Montery Jack cheese
  • 1 c Salsa or guacamole -optional


Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes

[Note: the serving size (24) is the number of "peices you will get not
necessarily how many people it will feed.]

1. Heat grill or broiler and cook chicken until done (approx. 5 minutes on
each side). Cool to reoom temperature and shred inot 1/4-inch peices. 2.
Over gas burner or under broiler, place poblano pepper and char skin until
black all over, rotate as necessary. Place pepper in a bag and close. After
about 15 minutes remove pepper from bag and remove charred skin, seeds, and
stem. Cut pepper into 1/2-inch strips. 3. Place 4 tortillas on table and
top each with 3/4 cup of cheese, a pinch of chili powder, 1/2 cup of
shredded chicken and divided poblano strips. Top with remaining tortillas.
4. Heat an 8-inch or larger skillet dry, no oil over medium high
heat. Place quesadilla, one at a time in skillet and cook until golden
brown (about 1 minute) Turn over and cook another minute. 5. Let cool
slightly before cutting into 6 whedges. Serve with salsa or guacamole if

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