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This is a great healthy alternative which does not require much effort to make. This recipe is low fat, packed with veggies and very flavorful. Make it for yourself or for your family which they can enjoy.

Chicken Quesadilla with Habanero Tortillas

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chicken Quesadilla
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 717 kcal
This is a great healthy alternative which does not require much effort to make. This recipe is low fat, packed with veggies and very flavorful. Make it for yourself or for your family which they can enjoy.
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Ingredients

Prepare Chicken:

  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 8 Ounce Chicken breast thinly sliced 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon fajita seasoning mix
  • 1/4 Teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 cup water

Prepare Veggies:

  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 Red bell pepper sliced
  • 1/2 Green pepper sliced
  • 2 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 Onion sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon fajita seasoning mix
  • 1/8 Teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Tortilla:

  • 2 Teaspoon canola oil
  • 4 flour tortillas Habanero lime/spinach or plain can be used

Garnish:

  • 1/4 Cup cheese No-fat Mexican-blend four cheese
  • 1/4 Cup salsa optional
  • 1 Avocado click for Guacamole recipe

Instructions

Prepare chicken:

  1. Heat 12 inch pan on stove top at high heat setting, add oil wait and about 1 minute to get oil hot.
  2. Add chicken, stir for about 5 minutes till chicken becomes opaque.
  3. Reduce heat a little bit and stir till chicken starts browning.
  4. Add fajita seasoning mix, salt, pepper, chili pepper and stir for about 1 minute
  5. Add 1/8 cup water and stir well to coat the seasoning till water is almost evaporated. Water keeps chicken tender.
  6. Taste chicken, add salt, pepper to taste.
  7. Remove chicken from the pan and set aside in a bowl.

Prepare veggies:

  1. On a stove top with high heat setting, in a 12 inch pan, add oil wait about 1 minute to get oil hot.
  2. Add garlic and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add red bell pepper, green bell pepper, stir for about 1 minute.
  4. Add onion and stir for about one minute.
  5. Add fajita seasoning mix, salt, pepper, chili pepper and stir for about 1 minute.
  6. Add chicken and stir for about one minute.
  7. Tastes for your liking, add salt pepper as needed.
  8. Remove chicken and veggies from pan and set aside in a bowl.

Prepare Quesadilla:

  1. On a stove top with high heat setting, in a 12 inch pan, add 1/2 teaspoon oil wait and about 1 minute.
  2. Heat each tortilla to slightly crisp in a pan and set aside.
  3. Put one tortilla in a pan, spread 1/2 chicken and veggie from bowl, top with Mexican four cheese, add salsa if you like.
  4. Place one tortilla on top in the pan.
  5. Press tortilla lightly with spatula and rotate for about a minute.
  6. Flip Quesadilla in a pan.
  7. Press Quesadilla lightly with spatula and rotate for about minute till your desired crispiness.
  8. Remove and place on a rack.
  9. Cut Quesadilla in 6 pieces, serve with Guacamole.

Recipe Notes

Actual Nutritional information may vary based on the ingredient used for cooking. The nutritional values are derived from using a recipe nutrition label generator.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Quesadilla with Habanero Tortillas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 717 Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Fat 44g68%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 1167mg51%
Potassium 1206mg34%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 1630IU33%
Vitamin C 74.9mg91%
Calcium 198mg20%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.