Use Your Leftover Chicken To Prepare A Quick And Easy Quesadilla At Home

Quesadilla is a Mexican dish that has taken over the world. Here's how you can make one at home with leftover chicken!

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: May 21, 2020 15:18 IST

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Use Your Leftover Chicken To Prepare A Quick And Easy Quesadilla At Home

A yummy, juicy chicken quesadilla can be a great evening snack.

Highlights
  • Quesadilla can be a great meal to savour during hunger pangs
  • A wholesome chicken quesadilla is quite easy to make at home
  • Here's how you can use leftover chicken to make one

For a dedicated chicken lover, there can be two primary reasons to be fan of this lean meat. One that it is widely available and second for its sheer versatility that allows us to experiment and cook scrumptious chicken dishes that no one can resist! From a rich chicken curry to succulent tikkas and kebabs, there is so much one can prepare with some chunks of chicken. And even then if you have got some leftover chicken rom last night's gravy or kebabs, you can use it for a delectable sandwich filing or stuffed paratha. A true blue chicken lover wouldn't really mind it in all three meals!

Chicken is one of the most loved meats across Indian homes and if you are one of them who could eat minced chicken in any meal, then this article is just for you.

If you've got some leftover chicken at home, there is so much more you can do with it. No, we aren't asking you to stuff it in some paratha or make a sandwich, but make a wholesome Mexican meal out of it. Yes, that's right!

(Also Read: 3 Quick And Easy Ways To Use The Leftover Chicken At Home)

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A scrumptious quesadilla made with leftover chicken is all things delicious and quick. Here is a simple recipe of leftover chicken quesadilla that has leftover chicken diced to tiniest bits and cooked with ginger, garlic, chilli, onion, capsicum and tomatoes along with garam masala and red chilli. It is then sautéed with pizza pasta sauce and seasoned with salt, pepper and lemon juice.

The quesadilla mix is spread over half a roti along with mayonnaise, cheese and chaat masala and folded. It is lightly toasted over a pan right before serving with some tomato ketchup.

The chat masala and the tang of lime combined with chunky chicken make this a mouth-watering snack for your breakfast or evening binge!

Find the recipe of leftover chicken quesadilla here.

Try it at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.

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