Easy Chicken Quesadilla Recipe

Grilled BBQ Chicken Quesadillas

Try this twist on family favorite quesadillas by taking them outdoors. Grilling adds a nice hint of smokiness to this cheesy treat.

30 min. prep time
8 servings
252 Ratings


Cilantro Lime Sour Cream

1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice


12 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American
2 cups cooked shredded chicken
1/2 cup barbecue sauce
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
4 (10-inch) flour tortillas


Combine all cilantro lime sour cream ingredients in bowl; set aside.

Cut 4 slices cheese in half; set aside.

Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Combine chicken, barbecue sauce, cilantro and red onion in bowl.

Assemble quesadillas by placing 2 slices cheese onto one-half of each tortilla. Top with 1/4 chicken mixture and 2 half slices cheese. Fold tortillas over filling.

Place onto grill. Grill, turning once, 4-6 minutes or until tortillas start to crisp and cheese is melted.

Serve with cilantro lime sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 330

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 65mg

Sodium: 810mg

Carbohydrates: 26g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 20g

Recipe #15454©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

These were very good. I gave them 5 stars especially for the simplicity of them. The sour cream blend was delicious! I was looking for something easy to do with my leftover rotisserie chicken that wasn't a soup recipe and these were just perfect- finished up my leftover and were so easy!
There were very simple, and super good. I did use shredded Montery jack cheese and diced up some green peppers. My oldest son is a picky eater and these were an absolute hit! I just made these last weekend and I have requests for them again this coming week. Yummy.

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