Cholula® Chicken Quesadillas

Filled with chicken, sautéed peppers and onions, melty cheese and the authentic flavor of Cholula® Hot Sauce, these chicken quesadillas are even better served with Cholula® Original Salsa for dipping. 
15 min
20 min

Servings: 6


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into small cubes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 medium bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic
  • 1/3 cup Cholula® Original Hot Sauce
  • 6 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 4 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • Cholula® Original Salsa, to serve


  • 1 Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 4 - 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned and cooked through. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  • 2 Add bell pepper, onion and jalapeño to pan. Cook and stir 5 minutes until softened. Stir in garlic; cook 1 minute until fragrant. Add mixture to bowl with chicken. Stir in Hot Sauce until well blended.
  • 3 Carefully wipe skillet clean with a paper towel. Spray with no stick cooking spray. Heat on medium heat. Place one tortilla in skillet. Sprinkle 2/3 cup of the cheese evenly over tortilla. Spoon 1/3 cup chicken mixture onto one half of the tortilla. Allow cheese to melt slightly and fold tortilla in half to cover chicken mixture. Cook just until lightly browned on both sides and cheese is completely melted. Repeat with remaining tortillas, cheese and chicken mixture.
  • 4 Cut quesadillas into wedges to serve. Serve with Cholula® Original Salsa and Mexican crema, if desired.

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