Grilled Chipotle-Chicken Quesadillas

Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

The "sauce" is what makes these quesadillas unique. Serve with Pico de gallo or your favorite salsa. Directions for both a grill or stovetop. From Sunset Magazine

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brush chicken breasts with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lay chicken on a grill over medium heat (you can hold you hand 1 or 2 inches above grill level only 4 to 5 seconds) or put chicken in a grill pan over medium heat. Cook chicken 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until cooked through (cut to check). Slice cooked chicken breasts into 1/4 in.-thick slices. Keep grill or grill pan hot.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together chipotle chile, sour cream, mayonnaise, lime juice, and cilantro.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon chipotle-lime sauce on each of the tortillas. Top 4 of the tortillas each with 1/2 cup cheese and a quarter of the chicken slices, then cover with the remaining tortillas (sauce side down). Put each quesadilla on a dinner plate.
  4. Slide quesadillas off the plates onto the grill over medium heat, or slide into a grill pan over medium heat (you may need to grill the tortillas in batches). Grill uncovered turning once, until cheese is melted and both sides are golden, about 2 minutes each side (use a large spatula and tongs to flip the quesadillas). If grilling in batches, keep finished quesadillas warm in a 200 degree oven until ready to serve.
  5. Slice each quesadilla into wedges and serve with salsa on the side.
Most Helpful

5 5

Fantastic! I can't find Chiptole Chilies in Adobo - so I've been using cans of roasted chilies. They were tricky to turn - then I discovered using 2 dinner plates to slide them onto and then flipping them. Worked like a charm! I've been using this recipe as an appetizer and a main dish! I can't wait to try these when I find the right chilies! Thanks for sharing!

5 5

The chipotle sauce was Excellent!! to make it healthier, I substituted plain Greek yogurt and some salt for the mayo and served this with Shredded Chicken for Enchiladas, Tostadas, Tacos (#169500). I'll be making this one again and again!

4 5

Very good. Everyone enjoyed this although I am not a big fan of the Chipotle flavor so I probably won't make this often.

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