Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla

Quesadillas are  great for lunch or appetizers, depending upon the filling. They are of Mexican origin and contain cheese. Originally, quesadilla is cheese folded in a tortilla, but this recipe has vegetables and chicken to serve as a wholesome meal.


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 – 2 cups diced mushrooms
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp  chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp each of salt and pepper
  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 2 tbsp barbecue sauce
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 2 spring onions chopped
  • 2 – 4 large flour tortillas


  1. In a skillet, heat oil, fry the onion, mushrooms, green pepper, chili powder, salt and pepper until liquid is evaporated, takes about 8 minutes. Transfer into bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, add barbecue sauce to the chicken and stir to coat. Set out cheese, corn and green onions in separate bowls.
  3. Add ingredients to half of each tortilla. Fold tortilla over; press onto filling. Bake at (200°C) for approximately 20 minutes, turning once, until golden and the cheese is melted
  4. Cut into halves or quarters.

Your quesadilla is ready to serve!