Chicken and cheddar quesadillas with salad

Based on 76 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
wheat tortillas
chicken breasts
250 g cheddar (shredded)
bell pepper (red)
cucumber
20 g cilantro
limes (zest + juice)
20 g mint
red onion
green onions
avocado
100 g yogurt
100 g corn
2 tbsp paprika powder
oil for frying and greasing
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • mixing bowl
  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large frying pan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
763
Protein
48 g
Fat
40 g
Carb
50 g
  • Step 1/4

    Wash bell pepper and cucumber. Remove seeds, cut into fine slices, and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Roughly chop cilantro and mint and add to bowl. Season with lime zest, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine and let sit to marinate.
    • bell peppers (red)
    • cucumber
    • 20 g cilantro
    • limes
    • 20 g mint
    • salt
    • pepper
    • mixing bowl
    • fine grater
    • citrus press
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Wash bell pepper and cucumber. Remove seeds, cut into fine slices, and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Roughly chop cilantro and mint and add to bowl. Season with lime zest, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Stir to combine and let sit to marinate.

  • Step 2/4

    Peel and finely dice red onion and  green onions. Peel, pit, and dice avocado. Transfer all to a bowl and add cheddar, yogurt, and corn. Stir to combine and season with salt, and pepper.
    • red onion
    • green onions
    • avocado
    • 250 g cheddar cheese (shredded)
    • 100 g yogurt
    • 100 g corn
    • salt
    • pepper
    • mixing bowl

    Peel and finely dice red onion and green onions. Peel, pit, and dice avocado. Transfer all to a bowl and add cheddar, yogurt, and corn. Stir to combine and season with salt, and pepper.

  • Step 3/4

    Cut chicken breast into strips and season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a frying pan set over medium-high heat. Fry chicken breast for approx. 3 – 4 min., or until golden brown. Add paprika powder to chicken and mix. Add to bowl with cheddar-yogurt mixture and stir to combine.
    • chicken breasts
    • 2 tbsp paprika powder
    • oil for frying
    • salt
    • pepper
    • large frying pan

    Cut chicken breast into strips and season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a frying pan set over medium-high heat. Fry chicken breast for approx. 3 – 4 min., or until golden brown. Add paprika powder to chicken and mix. Add to bowl with cheddar-yogurt mixture and stir to combine.

  • Step 4/4

    Top half of a wheat tortilla with the filling, then fold the tortilla in half to close. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling. Fry each tortilla in a greased pan on both sides until golden bowl. Slice into wedges and serve with salad. Enjoy!
    • wheat tortillas
    • oil for greasing

    Top half of a wheat tortilla with the filling, then fold the tortilla in half to close. Repeat with remaining tortillas and filling. Fry each tortilla in a greased pan on both sides until golden bowl. Slice into wedges and serve with salad. Enjoy!