Quesadillas With Lime Cilantro Salad Recipe Video

Quesadilla recipe for a mid-week dinner.


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings1
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,


For the chicken
 Chicken breast boneless skinless1 Large, cut into strips
 Lime1 , juiced
 Dijon mustard1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Garlic powder To Taste
 Extra virgin olive oil1 Tablespoon
For the quesadilla
 Whole wheat tortilla1 Large
 Extra virgin olive oil1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Fat free refried beans1 Tablespoon
 Canned corn1 Tablespoon (corn with peppers)
 Low fat cheese1 Tablespoon, shredded
For lime cilantro coleslaw
 Coleslaw mix1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cilantro1 Bunch (100 gm), torn
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Salt and pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 715 Calories from Fat 258

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.8%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.2 mg

Sodium 1633.8 mg68.1%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.8%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 54 g108.3%

Vitamin A 137.7% Vitamin C 64.9%

Calcium 28% Iron 27.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


For the Chicken
1. In a bowl, add lime juice, Dijon mustard, salt, pepper, garlic powder and olive oil. Mix well till combined. Put the chicken pieces and let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
2. On medium high heat, heat a grill pan. Put the marinated chicken strips on it and cook for 2 minutes per sides or till the chicken is fully cooked.
3. Remove from heat. Let it cool and shred the chicken Set aside.

For The Quesadilla
4. Lightly brush one side of the whole wheat tortilla with olive oil. Flip it.
5. On the other side, spread the refried beans. Then chicken, corn and finish it with cheese. Fold the tortilla into half to look like a half moon.
6. Heat a grill pan on medium heat and place the quesadilla on it. Cook on one side till it is crisp. Flip it and continue to cook till it is crisp.
7. Remove from heat and transfer onto a plate. Cut it into half.

For The Coleslaw
8. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients well till all are coated evenly.

9. In a serving plate, serve the quesadilla with lime and cilantro coleslaw, guacamole and pickled jalapeno peppers.

Editors Review

A yummy and delicious dish coming your way from the Spanish cuisine. Check out the video of the delicious Chicken Quesadillas with Coleslaw. A yummy recipe which can be prepared in a couple of minutes. A very simple and easy dish to prepare.