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spicy pepper jack chicken quesadillas with sour cream and peppers recipe
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Spicy Chicken Pepper Jack Quesadillas

Quick and easy quesadillas made with chicken, peppers and a combination of shredded pepper jack and cheddar cheese
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword leftover chicken, quesadillas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 321kcal
Author Dee


  • 1/2 cup chopped white or yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced
  • 1 Anaheim pepper, diced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 flour tortillas


  • In a small sauce pan, over medium heat, cook the onions and peppers in olive oil or cooking oil until soft.
  • Add the chicken, season with sea salt, pepper and garlic powder, and heat until warm. Set aside
  • Place 1 tortilla on a large griddle over medium-high heat, and add about half of the pepper jack and cheddar cheese and half of the chicken mixture 
  • Top with second tortilla, cook for about 2 minutes or until first side is golden brown. Then, flip and cook for additional 2 minutes or until second side is golden brown and cheese is melted
  • Transfer to large plate and slice. Repeat process with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture


Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 694mg | Potassium: 135mg | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 427mg | Iron: 1.1mg