Creamy Garlic Chicken Quesadilla


Sandwich tortillas together with a mixture of cheese, chives, chicken and garlic to make these delicious quesadillas. They’re great for a snack, lunch or light suppe.

Creamy Garlic Chicken Quesadilla

Creamy Garlic Chicken Quesadilla

  • Author: Maki Hojo
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Mexican



  • 50g watercress
  • ½ small bunch of chives
  • ½ lemon , zested
  • 5 tbsp garlic soft cheese
  • 2 roasted chicken breasts, skin removed and reserved
  • 2 large flour tortillas
  • 30g mature cheddar , grated
  • 30g mozzarella , grated


  1. Blitz the watercress, chives, lemon zest and soft cheese together and season. Fry the reserved chicken skin for 5 mins until crisp, then set aside. Meanwhile, shred the roasted chicken.
  2. Spread the cheese mix over 1 tortilla, top with the chicken, crispy chicken skin, the cheddar, mozzarella and second tortilla. Heat a frying pan over a medium heat, add the quesadilla and cook for 2-3 mins on each side. Cut into four.

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