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    Texas Chicken Quesadillas

    Texas Chicken Quesadillas. Photo by Lynn in MA

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    20 mins

    15 mins

    PugsAndKisses's Note:

    A little bit different twist on an ordinary quesadilla. Serve with salsa, sour cream, or guacamole.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    2. 2
      In a large, deep skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat.
    3. 3
      Slowly cook and stir onion until translucent.
    4. 4
      Mix in honey.
    5. 5
      Stir until onion is golden brown, about 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Remove from skillet and set aside.
    7. 7
      Place remaining oil and chicken in the skillet over medium high heat.
    8. 8
      Cook until chicken is no longer pink.
    9. 9
      Stir in barbeque sauce and evenly coat chicken.
    10. 10
      Layer 4 tortillas individually with chicken, onions, Cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese.
    11. 11
      Top with remaining tortillas.
    12. 12
      One or two at a time, place layered tortillas on a large baking sheet.
    13. 13
      Bake uncovered in the preheated oven 20 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
    14. 14
      Cut into wedges to serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 25, 2003

      55

      Giving it 5 stars for taste. Next time will use more onion. Also had larger tortillas, so just mixed chicken and onions and layered cheese on top to make 2 complete quesadillas. More than enough for 4.

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    • on September 18, 2013

      55

      These were a hit. Unfortunately I forgot the bbq sauce after sticking it in the oven,but they still turned out great. I used 2 large tortillas and added sliced olives to it. I also layered cheese on top and bottom to help glue it together, and extra cheesey. Next time I have to add the bbq sauce!

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    • on May 17, 2013

      45

      I agree. The filling wasn't enough to fill all of the tortillas. We liked this, though. Reminded us of California Pizza Kitchen's barbecued chicken pizza. Those who don't like spicy liked these as they were very mild. I guess it depends on the type of bbq sauce you use. When I prepare these again, I will spice things up by adding some chopped chipotles in adobo sauce or some sliced jalapenos.

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    Nutritional Facts for Texas Chicken Quesadillas

    Serving Size: 1 (1191 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 747.6
     
    Calories from Fat 254
    34%
    Total Fat 28.2 g
    43%
    Saturated Fat 9.5 g
    47%
    Cholesterol 65.1 mg
    21%
    Sodium 1388.2 mg
    57%
    Total Carbohydrate 90.3 g
    30%
    Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
    20%
    Sugars 16.4 g
    65%
    Protein 31.4 g
    62%

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