A stack of creamy garlic chicken quesadilla

Creamy garlic chicken quesadilla

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 2

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 supper

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal437
  • fat18g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein44g
  • salt1.7g
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  • 50g watercress



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  • ½ small bunch of chives
  • ½ lemon, zested



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  • 5 tbsp garlic soft cheese
  • 2 roasted chicken breasts, skin removed and reserved



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  • 2 large flour tortillas



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  • 30g mature cheddar, grated



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  • 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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