Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla

Hey there! Welcome to Mama’s kitchen. Today, we’re creating something really awesome by mixing Italian and Mexican flavors. It’s the Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla! It’s a mix of delicious tastes that will make your mouth super happy. If you’re a true Chicken recipe lover, this recipe is for you for sure! šŸŒŸ

Who Will Love Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla?

This Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla recipe is great if you love the usual flavors of chicken parmesan but want something a bit different. If you enjoy crispy, cheesy, and tasty food, this dish is just right for you! It’s also a fantastic choice for a fast and yummy dinner with family or friends.

Ingredients

To create this delectable Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla, gather the following ingredients:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for cooking

Recipe Directions

  1. Prepare the Chicken: Start by seasoning the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Dredge them in flour, dip them in beaten eggs, and coat them with a mixture of breadcrumbs and grated parmesan.
  2. Cook the Chicken: Heat olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Cook the breaded chicken breasts until golden brown and cooked through. Once done, slice the chicken into strips.
  3. Assemble the Quesadillas: Lay out a tortilla and sprinkle a portion of mozzarella cheese on one half. Add slices of the cooked chicken and spoon marinara sauce over the chicken. Fold the tortilla in half.
  4. Cook the Quesadillas: Heat a pan over medium heat and cook the assembled quesadillas until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy and golden.
  5. Serve and Enjoy: Cut the quesadillas into wedges and serve hot. Garnish with additional parmesan cheese if desired.

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Tips and Tricks

  • Experiment with different cheeses like cheddar, Monterey Jack, or provolone to find your favorite flavor combination.
  • Add fresh basil, oregano, or parsley to the filling for a burst of herbaceous flavor.
  • Prepare the breaded chicken in advance and refrigerate. Assemble and cook the quesadillas when ready to serve for a quicker meal.

FAQ

Can I use the chicken I already cooked?

Yes, definitely! If you have leftover cooked chicken, just shred or slice it and use it to save time.

Can I make this without gluten?

Yes, you can! Use flour and breadcrumbs that don’t have gluten to make a gluten-free version.

Kitchen Equipment

  • Frying pan
  • Mixing bowls
  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Spatula

How to Store

If you have any leftovers, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Reheat in a pan or oven for a crispy texture.

Drink Pairings

Pair your Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla with a refreshing mixed greens salad and a chilled glass of Calamansi Juice for a perfect balance of flavors.

Conclusion

The Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla is like mixing Italian and Mexican flavors, Share this recipe with your friends and family, and remember to subscribe to our blog for more delicious recipes and cooking ideas.

Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla

Recipe by MamaCourse: DinnerCuisine: Italian, MexicanDifficulty: Intermediate
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

500

kcal
Total time

40

minutes

Try our Chicken Parmesan Quesadilla and taste the mix of two yummy styles - chicken parmesan and quesadilla. It's crispy, cheesy, and perfect for a fast dinner or a fun get-together with friends.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup breadcrumbs

  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

  • 1 cup marinara sauce

  • 4 large flour tortillas

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Olive oil for cooking

Directions

  • Start by seasoning the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Dredge them in flour, dip them in beaten eggs, and coat them with a mixture of breadcrumbs and grated parmesan.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Cook the breaded chicken breasts until golden brown and cooked through. Once done, slice the chicken into strips.
  • Lay out a tortilla and sprinkle a portion of mozzarella cheese on one half. Add slices of the cooked chicken and spoon marinara sauce over the chicken. Fold the tortilla in half.
  • Heat a pan over medium heat and cook the assembled quesadillas until the cheese is melted and the tortillas are crispy and golden.
  • Cut the quesadillas into wedges and serve hot.

Notes

  • Experiment with different cheeses like cheddar, Monterey Jack, or provolone to find your favorite flavor combination.
  • add fresh basil, oregano, or parsley to the filling for a burst of herbaceous flavor.
  • Prepare the breaded chicken in advance and refrigerate. Assemble and cook the quesadillas when ready to serve for a quicker meal.
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