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Chicken Fajita Quesadilla

This chicken fajita quesadilla is the ultimate mashup of two classic dishes! With tender chicken, colorful peppers and onions, and plenty of cheese, it's a delicious and satisfying meal. Serve it with some salsa and sour cream for an extra kick.

Tasty Team
99% would make again
Chicken Fajita Quesadilla


for 2 quesadillas

  • ½ lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts (225 g), cut into thin strips
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup bell pepper (50 g), green, red, or yellow peppers, julienned
  • ½ cup white onion (75 g), julienned
  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (100 g), double for 2 quesadillas
  • 1 cup shredded monterey jack cheese (100 g), double for 2 quesadillas


  • fresh cilantro
  • guacamole
  • sour cream
  • pico de gallo, or salsa

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 1245
  • Fat 80g
  • Carbs 35g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Protein 90g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large skillet, coat chicken with salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, and garlic powder. Cook 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add the peppers and onions and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until they are soft. Remove chicken, onions and peppers from the pan and set aside.
  3. Place the tortilla in the skillet and add a layer of cheese on half of the tortilla.
  4. Add cooked chicken, peppers and onions. Top with more cheese and fold the tortilla in half.
  5. Cook for 6 minutes over medium heat, flipping half way.
  6. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with pico de gallo, guacamole, and sour cream on the side.
  7. Enjoy!
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Chicken Fajita Quesadilla