Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla

Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla

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This Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla is the cheesiest Tex-Mex quesadilla and comes loaded with flavor. With BBQ chicken, black bean and corn salsa, and melted pepper jack cheese, this Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla will be ready and on the dinner table in less than 30 minutes.

Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla

Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla ingredients

  • Flour Tortillas
  • Shredded Chicken
  • Pepper Jack Cheese
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Black Beans
  • Corn
  • Green Chili’s
  • Cilantro
  • White Wine Vinegar
  • Olive Oil
  • Honey
  • Lime Juice

How to make black bean and corn salsa

This black bean and corn salsa is a must have when making the perfect Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla. The flavors of the salsa take this quesadilla to the next level.

Start by adding drained and rinsed black beans, drained corn, green chili’s, cilantro, white wine vinegar, olive oil, honey and lime juice to a medium size mixings bowl. Stir to mix well. Set aside to let the flavors marinate while your prepare your BBQ chicken.

How to make shredded BBQ chicken

BBQ chicken and black bean and corn salsa are the perfect flavor combination for a delicious and easy cowboy quesadilla. My favorite part of this chicken quesadilla is how fast it comes together. I am a big fan of easy delicious meals that come together in less than 30 minutes. I am also a big fan of rotisseries chickens from my local grocery store. The chicken is juicy and easily shreds in minutes. In a medium size bowl add cooked shredded chicken and BBQ sauce. Mix will.

How to make Cowboy Quesadilla

Start by heating a skillet over medium heat. Add a flour tortilla, shredded pepper jack cheese, BBQ chicken, and black bean and corn salsa. Once cheese starts to melt and the bottom tortilla is golden brown and crispy, add the top tortilla and carefully flip. When both sides of the quesadilla are golden brown and the cheese has melted, carefully remove from skillet and cut into triangles with a pizza cutter. Serve Cowboy Chicken Quesadillas with sour cream and salsa. Enjoy!

Cowboy Quesadilla
Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla

Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla

April King
This Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla is the cheesiest Tex-Mex quesadilla and comes loaded with flavor. With BBQ chicken, black bean and corn salsa, and melted pepper jack cheese, this Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla is a perfect family dinner everyone will love.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Chicken, Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 766 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb. cooked shredded chicken or one rotisserie chicken
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • 3/4 cup BBQ sauce (I prefer to use Sweet Baby Rays)
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1 4 oz. can diced green chili
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. honey

Instructions
 

  • In a medium size mixing bowl add, drained and rinsed black beans, drained corn, green chili’s, cilantro, white wine vinegar, olive oil, honey and lime juice.
  • Mix well and set aside to let the flavors marinate while you prepare your chicken.
  • In a medium size bowl, add cooked shredded chicken and BBQ sauce. Mix well to combine.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat add tortilla, 1/2 cup shredded cheese, 1/2 cup BBQ chicken, and 1/2 cup black bean and corn slasa.
  • Once the bottom tortilla is golden brown and crispy, add top tortilla and carefully flip.
  • When both tortillas are golden brown and cheese has melted, remove from skillet and cut into triangles with a pizza cutter.
  • Serve quesadillas with sour cream and salsa. Enjoy!

Notes

*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.

Nutrition

Serving: 1quesadillaCalories: 766kcalCarbohydrates: 71.3gProtein: 54.8gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 12.6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 5.9gCholesterol: 156.5mgSodium: 755mgPotassium: 382.5mgFiber: 4gSugar: 29g
Keyword BBQ Chicken Quesadilla, Cowboy Quesadilla, Easy Cowboy Chicken Quesadilla
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