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Baked to Perfection Chicken Quesadillas: So quick and easy to make, these quesadillas will become a go-to recipe that you and your kids will love |

Baked to Perfection Chicken Quesadillas

  • Author: Sam | Ahead of Thyme
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings


So quick and easy to make, baked to perfection chicken quesadillas will become a go-to recipe that the whole family will love.


  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 green pepper, diced
  • 1/4 onion, diced
  • 2 tortilla wraps (10-inch)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • guacamole (optional)
  • salsa (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)


  1. Arrange one oven rack on the top shelf and the other on the bottom. Preheat your boiler on high.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss the cubed chicken in the fajita seasoning. Set aside while oven preheats.
  3. When the oven is ready, place the chicken on a greased baking tray. Place the tray on the top shelf of the oven and broil for 5 minutes.
  4. Then, set the oven on bake at 350 F.
  5. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium. Add the red pepper, green pepper, onion and chicken. Continuously stir and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Take a tortilla wrap and spread half the chicken mixture onto one side. Sprinkle with half the cheddar cheese and Monterey Jack cheese. Fold the tortilla wrap over and place on a baking tray.
  7. Repeat with the second tortilla wrap.
  8. Place tray in the middle rack of the oven and bake for 10 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  9. Cut into 4 slices and serve with guacamole, salsa and sour cream.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Mexican