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Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

These buffalo chicken quesadillas are crispy on the outside and loaded with tangy buffalo chicken and melty cheese on the inside! With a few simple ingredients and in just 10 minutes you'll have a flavor-packed lunch or dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo sauce, cheesy, easy lunch
Servings: 4
Calories: 508kcal
Author: Cheryl Malik

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Large skillet

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken see Notes
  • ½ cup buffalo sauce
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 10-inch flour tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese

For Serving (Optional)

  • ranch dressing
  • fresh chopped cilantro

Instructions

  • Mix together the shredded chicken and buffalo sauce in a bowl.
  • Heat two tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Once melted, place a tortilla in the skillet, sprinkle tortilla with ½ cup cheese then half of the shredded buffalo chicken.
  • Place another ½ cup cheese on top of chicken, followed by another tortilla. Cook for about 2 minutes or until golden brown underneath.
    buffalo chicken quesadillas process photo 3
  • Flip quesadilla and cook for another 2 minutes, then remove from skillet and repeat with remaining ingredients.

Notes

 
Recipe yields approximately 4 servings. Actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes.
Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving out of 4, not including ranch dressing. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by 4. Result will be the weight of one serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 1668mg | Potassium: 257mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 748IU | Calcium: 413mg | Iron: 2mg | Net Carbs: 15g