Oven-Baked Chicken Quesadilla



  • boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Chicken bouillon and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 6 (10-inch burrito size) flour tortillas
  • 6 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded (1 1/2 cups)
  • Guacamole, pico de gallo or salsa, for serving (optional)


  1. Season both sides of the chicken with chicken bouillon, garlic, and pepper.
  2. Heat 2 tsp olive oil in 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook on both sides until fully cooked through about 6 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board.
  3. Cut the chicken into pieces.
  4. Brush the top side of tortillas with melted butter. Add cheese, chicken, and onions. Fold top half over, repeat with a second tortilla. Transfer the Quesadillas on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake the Quesadilla at 375 degrees for 5 minutes or until golden brown on the outside, then carefully remove from the oven.
  6. Cut each quesadilla into 2 or 3 wedges. Serve warm with desired toppings of your choice.
  7. Enjoy and don’t forget to share your photos on social media and hashtag, #dinnerwithtayo.
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