Rating: 3.5 stars
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A gentle poach keeps the chicken breast moist and tender, so it's easy to pull apart. The lime in the yogurt mixture will intensify over time--combine just before serving.

Maureen Callahan
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Credit: Justin Walker; Styling: Carla Gonzalez-Hart

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
33 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: 4 wedges and about 1 1/2 tablespoons yogurt mixture)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler to high.

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  • Cut poblano in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place poblano halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Broil for 8 minutes or until blackened. Wrap tightly in foil. Let stand 5 minutes. Peel; coarsely chop. Place poblano in a bowl.

  • Place chicken in a skillet, and cover with water; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil 1 minute. Remove pan from heat; cover and let stand 15 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan; cool slightly. Shred chicken with 2 forks. Add chicken to poblano.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil; swirl to coat. Add mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add mushroom mixture to poblano mixture. Stir in oregano, salt, and red pepper. Top one side of each tortilla with 2 tablespoons cheese and about 1/3 cup poblano mixture. Fold tortillas in half over filling.

  • Wipe pan clean with paper towels. Heat pan over medium heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil; swirl to coat. Add 4 quesadillas to pan, and cook 1 minute on each side or until golden. Remove quesadillas from pan, and cut each into 3 wedges. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 teaspoon oil and remaining 4 quesadillas.

  • Combine rind and yogurt in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve yogurt mixture with quesadillas.

Nutrition Facts

280 calories; fat 10.5g; saturated fat 3.6g; mono fat 4.2g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 21g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 44mg; iron 2mg; sodium 566mg; calcium 286mg.
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