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Chicken Quesadilla

Prep Time: 3 hours Cooking Time: 1/2 hour 6 servings

Products Included In Recipe


6 Granny's boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 garlic cloves, minced
12 flour tortillas
1/2 cup | 120 ml fresh, chopped cilantro
1/2 tsp | 2.5 ml ground cumin
2 tbsp | 30 ml oil
1 1/2 cups | 12 oz peppered Montery Jack cheese, grated
1/2 tsp | 2.5 ml salt
1/2 tsp | 2.5 ml white pepper


Marinate chicken for 3 hours in oil, cumin, salt, pepper, and garlic. Place meat on hot grill until cooked thoroughly. Julienne the cooked chicken and divide into 6 portions.
Place 6 tortillas on the grill and top each with one ounce of cheese, one portion of chicken and two teaspoons of cilantro. Divide remaining cheese among the 6 tortillas, then top each with another tortilla and cook until cheese melts. Flip over, cook on other side, then cut into wedges.

This recipe can be prepared either in the oven (10 minutes at 350 degrees) or on the barbecue.

Source: website recipe submitted by Colleen, Administration, Blumenort Office

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