Roasted Corn and Chicken Quesadillas

Queso Asadero is a mild white Mexican cheese. Monterey Jack cheese is a good substitute.

Yield: 8 servings,(serving size: 2 wedges)
Recipe from Oxmoor House

More From Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Cook Time:
Prep Time:

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 66
  • Fat: 2.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 4.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.1g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Calories from fat: 38%
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Calcium: 49mg

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup fresh corn kernels or frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Queso Asadero or Monterey Jack cheese

Preparation

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in corn and crushed red pepper. Sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until corn is lightly browned. Add bell pepper; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in chicken and green onions; sauté 1 minute. Remove mixture from heat; stir in oregano, cilantro, and salt. Wipe pan dry with a paper towel.
  2. Sprinkle each of 4 tortillas with 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese, and top evenly with chicken mixture. Sprinkle remaining cheese evenly over chicken mixture, and top with remaining 4 tortillas.
  3. Place pan over medium heat and add 1/4 teaspoon oil. Carefully add 1 quesadilla, and cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and quesadillas. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges. Serve immediately.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Roasted Corn and Chicken Quesadillas Recipe at a Glance
advertisement

More Recipes Like This

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

You want chicken? We've got it!

Chicken Tonight
Get endless recipe ideas for this dinnertime staple, emailed weekly.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy