How to make Chicken Quesadilla

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : chicken (चिकन), tortillas (तौरतिया )

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Quesadilla Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

  • chicken cooked and shredded 1 cup

  • tortillas 4

  • red bell pepper 1 medium

  • yellow bell pepper 1 medium

  • green capsicum 1 medium

  • onion 1 medium

  • oil 1 tablesp for shallow frying

  • A pinch black pepper powder

  • Cajun spice 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • processed cheese 40 grams

  • A fresh coriander sprig for garnis

  • For Mango salsa

  • ripe mango cut into dices 1 medium

  • tomato chopped 1 small

  • green chillies finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Cajun spice 1 teaspoon

  • crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • mango juice 4 tablespoons

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • avocado 1 small


Step 1

Deseed and cut the bell peppers and capsicum into juliennes. Slice onion.

Step 2

Heat 1 tbsp oil in anon-stick pan. Add all bell peppers, capsicum, onion, pepper powder, Cajun spice and salt. Toss to mix and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 3

Add shredded chicken, toss and cook for 1 minute. Switch off heat.

Step 4

To make mango salsa, combine mango, tomato, green chillies, Cajun spice, crushed peppercorns, salt, cumin powder, mango juice and lemon juice in a bowl. Mix well.

Step 5

Halve the avocado and discard the seed. Clean it from centre, peel, roughly chop and add in the bowl. Mix well and set aside.

Step 6

Heat tortillas lightly. Place a tortilla on a worktop and put generous amount of cooked chicken mixture on one side. Grate 10 grams processed cheese on top and fold into a half moon. Similarly assemble the remaining quesadillas.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.