Quick Chicken Quesadillas

Quick Chicken Quesadillas

Pull apart these festive cinnamon sugar crusted baked tortilla ‘crackers ‘ to find a delicious toffee and soft cheese filling – they’re totally irresistible!
Total Time 25 Minutes
Servings 4
Spice Level Medium
Ingredients 7

Ingredient List


  • 350 g cooked chicken, shredded
  • 175 g Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
  • 1 pack Old El Paso™ Super Soft Regular Flour Tortillas (8 count)
  • Cooking spray
  • 225 g Cheddar cheese, grated

To Serve

  • Soured cream
  • Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky Salsa


  1. Mix the chicken and salsa in small bowl.
  2. Mist 1 side of each tortilla with cooking spray. Place the misted side down in a large (25 cm) non-stick frying pan. Sprinkle about 25 grams of cheese over the tortilla. Layer with 1/4 of the chicken mixture and sprinkle with an additional 30 g of cheese. Top with another tortilla then mist the top of the tortilla with cooking spray.
  3. Cook uncovered over medium heat for 2 minutes each side, until golden brown. Repeat with remaining tortillas, chicken mixture and cheese. Cut each quesadilla into wedges and serve with soured cream and additional salsa.

Expert Tips

  • To make Quick Chicken and Vegetable Quesadillas, sprinkle 2 tablespoons chopped tomato, 1 tablespoon sliced ripe olives and 1 tablespoon sliced green onions over the cheese for each quesadilla.