Rotel Chicken Quesadilla Recipe
The Rotel chicken quesadilla is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that combines the flavors of tender chicken, melted cheese, and spicy Rotel tomatoes. This recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a tasty appetizer for a gathering with friends and family.Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
- 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
- 1 can Rotel tomatoes, drained
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 4 large flour tortillas
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken, drained Rotel tomatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, diced onion, and chopped cilantro. Mix well.
- Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the vegetable oil.
- Place one flour tortilla in the skillet and spread a quarter of the chicken mixture evenly over half of the tortilla.
- Fold the tortilla in half to cover the filling and press down gently with a spatula.
- Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the tortilla is golden brown and the cheese is melted.
- Remove the quesadilla from the skillet and repeat the process with the remaining tortillas and chicken mixture.
- Once all the quesadillas are cooked, cut them into wedges and serve hot.
- Optional: Serve with sour cream, guacamole, or salsa for dipping.
Enjoy the delicious and flavorful Rotel chicken quesadillas!