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Chicken Quesadilla (Mexican)

Shabnam K
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Chicken Quesadilla (Mexican) RECIPE

Here it is! Mexican Chicken quesadillas, Such a simple recipe , very family friendly and always delicious.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Pan fry
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Basic recipe
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 4 Chicken Breast pieces
  2. 1 tsp turmeric powder
  3. 1 pack of tortilla (6 pieces)
  4. For Filling:
  5. 1 medium white onion
  6. 1 medium Green Capsicum , finely diced
  7. 1 medium Red Capsicum, finely diced
  8. 1 medium Yellow Capsicum, finely diced
  9. 1 big Zucchini, finely diced
  10. 1 medium cucumber, finely diced
  11. 1 tsp Mexican burrito/ Taco powder
  12. salt as per taste
  13. Pepper as required
  14. few Dry Oregano
  15. 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  16. 1/2 cup Spring Onion leaves.
  17. For Spread:
  18. Tomato ketchup as required
  19. Red chili powder as required
  20. For sealing mixture:
  21. 2. tbsp Maida
  22. Water as required


  1. Pressure cook chicken with salt, pepper and turmeric for 2 to 3 whistles.
  2. Once done, preserve water for later use and shred the cooked chicken breast pieces.
  3. In a bowl, Mix white onion, green capsicum, red capsicum, yellow capsicum, zucchini, cucumber, salt, pepper, mexican burrito/taco powder, chicken and oregano.
  4. Heat 1 tspn oil in wok and Sauté above mixture.
  5. Add finely chopped coriander leaves, spring onion leaves and mix well.
  6. Switch off the flame and keep aside. Do not over cook.
  7. In small non stick pan, pour some tomato ketchup, red chili powder. Keep stirring till it changes colour.
  8. For sealing the tortilla, Mix 2 tbsp Maida flour and water in a small bowl. This mixture should be thick.
  9. Spread spicy tomato chilli on tortilla, Half top it with the filling and seal the edges with flour mixture.
  10. (Cheese lovers can sprinkle some mozzarella cheese after toping with the filling. I normally don’t use cheese in my recipe)
  11. Heat a non- stick pan, Cook tortilla until golden on both the sides. Cut into half.
  12. Serve hot.

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Feb-23-2018

I will surely try this.

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