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Chicken Quesadilla - A Great Mexican Appetizer

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Our chicken quesadilla recipe has been updated for what I think is superb flavor. I love to make recipes better.
Ingredients
  Tortillas 4
  Chicken thighs 3
  Yellow onion 1⁄2 , mince
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Mushrooms 2 , finely chopped
  Mild cheddar cheese 4 Cup (64 tbs), grated
  Green chiles 2
  Garlic salt To Taste
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Guacamole 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lettuce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Mince the garlic and onion and finely chop the green chilies and white mushrooms, shred the lettuce.
2. Prepare the barbeque grill.

MAKING
3. Place the chicken on the grill and season it with garlic salt.
4. In a medium pan add 2 teaspoon of olive oil, sauté onions for 10 minutes on high and reduce the heat as it cooks, add the mushrooms after 5 minutes and continue to sauté for the remaining time.
5. Add the garlic and sauté for few more minutes turn off the heat and remove from heat.
6. Remove the chicken from the grill, let it cool completely, once cooled remove the meat off the bone and the shred the meat and remove any fat, chop the meat and set aside.

FINALIZING
7. Place a tortilla on a board, sprinkle the cheese and chicken, put the onion mixture also sprinkle green chili. Cover it with the second tortilla.
8. Heat a flat pan and butter and place the quesadilla on the pan and let it brown at the bottom, and once it’s browned flip the quesadilla and brown the other side.
9. Transfer it to a serving plate once done.

SERVING
10. Serve the chicken quesadilla with fresh lettuce, sour cream and guacamole.

Things You Will Need
grill
pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Barbecue
Dish: 
Quesadilla
Ingredient: 
Chicken Thigh
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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