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Chicken Quesadillas
like Ruby Tuesday's
Marinated chicken, cheese and all the
toppings between two toasted flour tortillas.

Prep. Time: 0:45
Serves: 1

1 boned, skinned chicken breast half
Italian salad dressing - to coat
12" flour tortilla
melted butter OR margarine - for coating
1 cup shredded Monterey jack/cheddar cheese
1 Tbls. diced tomato
1 Tbls. diced jalapeno pepper
Cajun seasoning - to taste
1/2 cup shredded lettuce
1/4 cup diced tomato
sour cream - for dipping
salsa - for dipping

Try this fast & easy
gourmet mix for dippin'!
Cilantro Lime Guacamole Dip Mix


-Place chicken breast in a bowl with enough Italian dressing to coat; allow to marinate 30 minutes in refrigerator.
-Grill marinated chicken until cooked through in a lightly oiled pan. Cut into 3/4" pieces and set aside.
-Brush one side of tortilla with butter and place in frying pan over medium heat.
-On one half of tortilla, add cheese, 1 Tbls. tomatoes, peppers, and Cajun seasoning (in that order). Make sure to spread to the edge of the half. Top with diced chicken, fold empty tortilla side on top, and flip over in pan so that cheese is on top of chicken.
-Cook until very warm throughout.
-Remove from pan to serving plate and cut into six equal wedges on one side of plate.
-On the other side put lettuce, topped with 1/4 cup tomatoes, and then topped with sour cream.
-Serve your favorite salsa in a small bowl on the side.

Other Quesadilla recipes on this site: Chicken Quesadilla

4 Visitor Comments About This Recipe Submit Yours Below!
  • Loved this recipe and will use it often

  • My family loved this recipe. I have forwarded it to several friends. Instead of Italian salad dressing, we seasoned the meat with ground cumin.

  • Great recipe. I made it for dinner Saturday and again for lunch on Sunday. I did make a few changes though... cut out the pepper (don't like them), used Newman's Own oil & vinegar dressing for the marinade (can't have sugar), added green onions and bacon. Also not quite sure about the Cajun spices. But over all if I didn't see your recipe I wouldn't have made it.

  • Great recipe! I went very light on the cajun seasoning and used a jack/cheddar mix. Very yummy!

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