There is nothing like a chicken quesadilla and pico de gallo.  This chicken quesadilla and pico de gallo is delicious and quick!  I have literally been perfecting my pico recipe for years… and I think I nailed it.  Now, I am saving you the trouble and sharing it!  Enjoy!

Chicken Quesadilla and Pico | Mini Van Dreams

Chicken Quesadilla

Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 0kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 cups reserved chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • 8 burrito-sized tortillas

Instructions

  • Place chicken in large pot. Cover with water and add salt and pepper. Bring to boil.
  • Drain chicken when no longer pink, reserving 2 cups of chicken broth from pot.
  • Allow chicken to cool slightly and shred.
  • Return shredded chicken to pot and sprinkle with taco seasoning. Stir.
  • Slowly add chicken broth until chicken is moist and taco seasoning is incorporated (you do not want it to be soupy.)
  • Heat non-stick skillet on medium-low heat.
  • Place 1 tortilla shell in bottom of pan, cover entire tortilla with 1/4 cup of cheese. Spoon shredded chicken mixture on top.
  • Cover with another 1/4 cup of cheese and place second tortilla shell on top.
  • Allow quesadilla to cook until tortilla is crisp on one side, approximately 3-4 minutes. Carefully turn over quesadilla and cook an additional 3-4 minutes on opposite side.
  • Cut into triangles and serve with pico de gallo.

Notes

You can also prepare the chicken in a crockpot.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg

 

Pico de Gallo

Course Side
Servings 4
Calories 0kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

  • Equal amounts of: diced roma tomatoes diced red onion, and fresh, chopped cilantro.
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste
  • 1-2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4-8 jarred jalapeno slices diced

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients except sugar.
  • Test pico and adjust seasonings (salt and sugar) to taste.
  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving, preferably overnight.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg

 

 

1 Comment on Chicken Quesadilla and Pico de Gallo

  1. Delicious!! You know the way to heart is through my tummy via Mexican food lol

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