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BBQ Chicken Quesadilla

Get ready to take your taste buds on a wild ride with this bold and flavorful BBQ chicken quesadilla. Loaded with juicy chicken, tangy BBQ sauce, and melty cheese, this dish is the ultimate comfort food with a twist.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
98% would make again
BBQ Chicken Quesadilla


for 4 servings

  • ½ lb chicken breast (225 g), cut into strips
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup BBQ sauce (145 g)
  • 2 flour tortillas
  • ¼ cup red onion (35 g), julienned
  • ½ cup monterey jack cheese (50 g), double for 2 quesadillas
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese (50 g), double for 2 quesadillas


  • fresh parsley
  • BBQ sauce

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 339
  • Fat 12g
  • Carbs 28g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugar 12g
  • Protein 26g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large skillet, add chicken breast and season both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Cook 15-18 minutes, flipping halfway and adding the onions when you flip the chicken. (Cooking times may vary depending on thickness of the chicken breast).
  3. Remove the chicken from the pan and continue to stir onions.
  4. Shred the chicken while onions are cooking.
  5. Return the shredded chicken to the pan with the onions. Add the BBQ sauce and stir. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  6. Place a tortilla in a pan and add a layer monterey jack and cheddar cheese on half of the tortilla.
  7. Place cooked chicken and onions, and top with the rest of each cheese. Fold in half and cook 6 minutes, flipping halfway.
  8. Serve with extra BBQ sauce and garnish with fresh parsley.
  9. Enjoy!
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BBQ Chicken Quesadilla