Grilled Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

    4 Servings


For the Marinade:
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 cup Fresh Cilantro
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 Jalapeño, seeded and deveined
  • 1/2 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
For the Quesadillas:
  • 4 Chicken Breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 Red Onion, cut into 1/2" slices
  • 2 cups Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 4 Burrito-Sized Flour Tortillas
  • Salsa, for dipping


  1. Combine all of the marinade ingredients in a food processor, and process until smooth.  Place chicken breasts in a small dish and coat with marinade.  Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to medium heat.  Brush the onion slices with olive oil.  Place chicken and onions on grill, and grill for 10-12 minutes or until done.  Transfer cooked chicken and onions to a cutting board.  Dice until ½”-1” pieces.
  3. Lay out the 4 tortillas and distribute cheese, chicken, and onions evenly.  Fold in half and place on grill over medium heat.  Grill for 2-3 minutes per side, or until cheese has fully melted.  Cut into wedges and serve with salsa.


Cooking Method:
Tex Mex
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Author: David Dial
Recipe Yields: 4 quesadillas
Prep Time: 195 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 215 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 quesadilla
Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 304
Calories 703

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g
  Saturated Fat 14g
Sodium 1032mg
Total Carbohydrate 61g
  Dietary Fiber 3g
  Sugars 3g
Protein 23g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.