BBQ Seasoned Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes


2 BBQ seasoned chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 green bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips

1/2 Vidalia onion, sliced lengthwise into 1/2-inch strips

4 tbs. olive oil, divided

Four 10-inch diameter flour tortillas

3 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves

1/3 cup sour cream


  1. In large bowl, combine 3 tbs. oil, Add chicken, bell pepper, onions, and 3 tbs. oil. Season with salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  2. Heat large griddle over medium-high heat. Spread chicken and vegetables over hot griddle and cook 7 minutes, turning occasionally, or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are charred in spots. Transfer to heat safe bowl. Wash and dry griddle.
  3. Heat griddle over medium heat. Brush one side of each tortilla with 1 tsp. oil. Lay tortillas, oiled side down on work surface. Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese over bottom half of each tortilla. Divide chicken fajita mixture between tortillas, then top with another 1/4 cup of cheese. Fold top half of tortillas over filling and press lightly to compact.
  4. Place quesadillas on griddle and cook, flipping halfway through cooking, for 5 minutes, or until golden brown and cheese melts. Transfer quesadillas to cutting board. Open quesadillas and scatter cilantro leaves over filling. Close quesadillas and cut each into 4 wedges and serve immediately with sour cream.

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