Jerk Chicken Guesadillas Recipe

Jerk-Seasoned Chicken Quesadillas

Caribbean jerk-seasoned chicken is used on tortillas for a quesadilla recipe that combines two popular cuisines.

20 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings



4 cups shredded cooked chicken
1 cup sliced green onions
2 medium (2 cups) red bell pepper, chopped
2 to 3 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
4 tablespoons lime juice


16 (8-inch) flour tortillas
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
16 ounces (4 cups) shredded Cheddar cheese


Sour cream
Chopped tomato
Chopped green onions
Shredded Cheddar cheese


Heat oven to 425°F.

Combine all quesadilla ingredients in bowl.

Lightly brush 1 side of each tortilla with butter. Place 4 tortillas , buttered-side down, onto ungreased baking sheet.

Top each with 3/4 cup chicken mixture and 1/2 cup cheese. Place second tortilla, buttered-side up, on chicken mixture.

Bake 10-12 minutes until quesadillas are lightly browned and filling is heated through.

Cut each quesadilla into wedges. Serve with desired toppings.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 650

Fat: 33g

Cholesterol: 135mg

Sodium: 1030mg

Carbohydrates: 44g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 43g

Recipe #8653B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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