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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Chicken Quesadillas

One of my all time favorites, this dish to me is nice and light and the bacon adds a smoky flavor to this dish. I used chicken bacon to lower the calories. If you cannot find it in your grocery store, regular bacon is fine. Once the bacon has cooked, drain the fat.

Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadillas

1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breast, cubed
1 packet of fajita seasoning
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 yellow, orange or red pepper
3 green onions, finely chopped
6 strips of chicken bacon, finely chopped
6 corn tortillas
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese (more if you prefer)

Preheat broiler. Grease a baking pan.

Toss the chicken and fajita seasoning, then spread onto the pan. Place under the broiler for about 5 minutes or until the pieces are no longer pink.

Broil chicken for 5 minutes

Preheat the oven  to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the chopped pepper, onion, bacon and chicken. Cook and stir until the vegetables have softened, about 10 minutes.

Cook until the vegetables have softened

Layer half of each tortilla with the chicken and vegetables mixture, then sprinkle with the cheese.

Add chicken to half the tortilla

Sprinkle with Cheese

Fold the tortillas and place on backing sheet.

Bake the quesadillas in the preheated 350 degree F oven for about 10 minutes.

Bake for 10 minutes in 350 degree F oven

Serve with salsa and sour cream.

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