Chicken Chorizo Quesadilla

Super Quick Chicken and Chorizo Quesadilla

By Rebecca Walton, wlr team

With sliced Jalapenos, this simple, quick and flavoursome quesadilla has a warming kick  a perfect, low calorie evening pick-me-up.

  • Recipe makes: 1 serving
  • Prep time:
    5 mins
  • Cook time: 10 mins
  • Calories: 479
    per serving


  • 80g Skinless Chicken Breast
  • 2 Mini Tortilla Wraps
  • 30g Chorizo
  • 10 Pumps Olive Oil Spray
  • 1 Tbsp Sliced Pickled Jalapenos
  • ½ Red Pepper
  • 15g Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 50g Prepacked Mixed Leaf Salad


  1. Dice the chicken breast into small bitesize pieces. Finely chop the chorizo. De-seed and dice the pepper. Grate the cheese.
  2. Put a non-stick frying pan on a medium heat with 10 pumps spray oil. Add the chicken, chorizo, pepper, and jalapenos - sauté until he chicken is cooked through, then remove from the pan (leaving any cooking juices).
  3. Place 1 mini tortilla in the pan and toast briefly, remove and put another mini tortilla in the pan.
  4. Top with the chicken mixture and sprinkle on the cheese. Cover with the other tortilla.
  5. Once the cheese has melted remove from the pan, and serve with the mixed leaf salad.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)479
Carbohydrate (g)37.7
Fat (g)18.7
Protein (g)38.8
Fibre (g)4.7
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.7

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