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Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

This is a Frust brunch favorite, but the recipe is also perfect for lunch or supper. Homemade Salsa Picante packs lots of flavor.

Southern Living FEBRUARY 2004

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time:6 Minutes
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Other:2 Hours, 8 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried or 1 tablespoon minced fresh marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Combine first 5 ingredients in a shallow dish or zip-top freezer bag; add chicken. Cover or seal, and chill 2 hours. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 4 minutes on each side or until done. Cut chicken into thin strips.

Top 1 side of 6 tortillas evenly with Cilantro-Pecan Pesto, cheese, and chicken. Top with remaining tortillas.

Cook quesadillas in a lightly greased skillet or griddle over medium-high heat (350°) 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Cut each quesadilla into quarters. Serve with desired toppings.

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