Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

Preparation Time
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Cooking Time
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Serving
4

PREPARATION

STEP 1

Combine first 5 ingredients in a shallow dish or zip-top freezer bag; add chicken. Cover or seal, and chill 2 hours. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.

STEP 2

Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 4 minutes on each side or until done. Cut chicken into thin strips.

STEP 3

Top 1 side of 6 tortillas evenly with Cilantro-Pecan Pesto, cheese, and chicken. Top with remaining tortillas.

STEP 4

Cook quesadillas in a lightly greased skillet or griddle over medium-high heat (350°) 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Cut each quesadilla into quarters. Serve with desired toppings.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dried or 1 tablespoon minced fresh marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds Crescent skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 12 (6-inch) flour tortillas
  • Cilantro-Pecan Pesto
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican four-cheese blend
  • Toppings:
  • Salsa Picante, sour cream, chopped cilantro

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SERVINGS

4

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