chicken chile quesadillas

Chicken Chile Quesadillas

These quick and easy chicken quesadillas can be on the table in 20 minutes.
Total Time 20 Minutes
Servings 4
Spice Level Medium
Ingredients 8

Ingredient List

  • 200 g Mexicana or Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 600 g cooked chicken, shredded
  • 8 slices Old El Paso™ Green Jalapeños, drained and chopped
  • 8 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 pack (326 g) Old El Paso™ Super Soft Regular Flour Tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 jar (226 g) Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
  • 1 romaine lettuce, sliced thinly


  1. Divide the cheese, chicken, jalapeños and spring onions between the tortillas and fold in half to enclose the filling. Lightly brush the melted butter on both sides of each filled tortilla.
  2. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Cook 2 filled tortillas at a time for 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and with the cheese melted. Cut into wedges and serve with the salsa and lettuce.

Expert Tips

  • Add some veggies – Why not try adding some sweetcorn and grated carrot into the quesadillas.
  • Great served with guacamole and soured cream.