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    Yum...a Tasty Barbecue Chicken Quesadilla

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    Babycat's Note:

    I created this version of a quesadilla after searching recipezaar for a barbecue chicken quesadilla. When I didn't find one, I ended up making this relatively simple quesadilla that is quick, easy, and a kid pleaser.

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    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1/4 cup diced onion
    • 1/3 cup sliced mushrooms
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (i use the stuff in the jar)
    • cooked chicken (enough to put a few strips in each quesadilla)
    • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
    • 2 flour tortillas
    • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
    • 1/4 cup shredded four-cheese Mexican blend cheese
    • 3 slices of precooked bacon
    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • sour cream (optional)


    1. 1
      Melt butter in frying pan.
    2. 2
      Add onions and sautee.
    3. 3
      Add mushrooms and sautee until desired doneness.
    4. 4
      Add garlic and stir.
    5. 5
      Add chicken to heat it up (if it's already warm you can skip this step).
    6. 6
      Take mixutre and place in a small bowl.
    7. 7
      Add the barbecue sauce and mix until everything is coated.
    8. 8
      Meanwhile, place about 1/2 the cheese on 1/2 of the two flour tortillas.
    9. 9
      Place mixture on top of the cheese and spread out.
    10. 10
      Sprinkle remaining cheese evenly over mixture.
    11. 11
      Fold the tortillas in 1/2 being careful that the ingredients don't fall out.
    12. 12
      Heat oil in frying pan.
    13. 13
      Place quesadillas in frying pan, and fry for about 1 1/2 minutes per side. The tortilla should become crispy.
    14. 14
      Take out of the frying pan, cut into slices and serve with sourcream if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 25, 2013


      I really enjoyed the combination of barbecue sauce, chicken and cheese. I'll definitely make this recipe again! When I made my quesadillas, I did not use mushrooms, and I added a little bit of cumin, cayenne and hot sauce to spice it up a bit. Instead of using a frying pan, I used a mini grill. The presentation was excellent. Next time, I might try adding a little shrimp and cocktail sauce to do a shrimp quesadilla variant.

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    • on October 17, 2012


      Enjoyed these quesadillas very much. I used some rotisserie chicken that was left over from another recipe and added a bit more mushrooms and some Sweet Baby Ray's bbq sauce. They really hit the spot! Nice change of pace for lunch. DH really enjoyed them. Made for Fall PAC, 2012.

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    • on October 01, 2012


      This is very tasty! I did make a few changes to how I made it vs the recipe directions... I didn't have pre-cooked bacon so I diced it up and saut?ed it with the garlic and onions and left out the mushrooms and butter. I removed it from the pan and cooked the chicken, which I also diced, in the bacon grease to heat it through. Since I made this as a main dish, I used 2 tortillas per quesadilla and sandwiched them together. DH and I both really liked this and will be making it again! Made for Cookbook Tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Yum...a Tasty Barbecue Chicken Quesadilla

    Serving Size: 1 (148 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 509.2
    Calories from Fat 369
    Total Fat 41.0 g
    Saturated Fat 16.4 g
    Cholesterol 67.0 mg
    Sodium 795.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 24.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Sugars 6.4 g
    Protein 11.3 g

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