Chicken Fajita Quesadilla Recipe

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Chicken Fajita Quesadilla 


Made up of simple ingredients, this quesadilla fajita is incredibly flavorful, includes all the components you need in a meal (protein, produce, carbs, and flavor), and comes together in less than 30 minutes – it’s the perfect weeknight dinner meal.


– 1 white onion – 1 green pepper – 1 lb. chicken breast – 1 tsp. sea salt – 1/2 tsp. garlic powder – 1/2 tsp. cumin – 1/4 tsp. paprika – pinch of cayenne pepper – 1 tsp. avocado oil – 4 flour tortillas (burrito size) – 12 oz. shredded Mexican cheese (queso asadero or queso Oaxaca) – fresh toppings (salsa, shredded lettuce, sour cream)

How to Make Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

Prep ingredients


Slice onions and peppers. Slice chicken. Mix together seasonings (sea salt, garlic powder, cumin, paprika, and cayenne pepper) in a small bowl.

Cook veggies

Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions and peppers to skillet and cook for a few minutes.


Cook chicken

Add chicken and spices to veggies and cook until chicken is cooked through.


Assemble quesadillas


Place tortilla in a large skillet over medium heat and sprinkle shredded cheese on half of tortilla. Top with chicken and veggie mixture and more cheese. Cook quesadillas until cheese is melty.