22/10/2020 19:53

Easiest Way to Make Super Quick Homemade (Better Than) Taco Bell Quesadilla Copycat

by Wayne Webster

(Better Than) Taco Bell Quesadilla Copycat
(Better Than) Taco Bell Quesadilla Copycat

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To get started with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few ingredients. You can have (better than) taco bell quesadilla copycat using 20 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make (Better Than) Taco Bell Quesadilla Copycat:
  1. Take 4 burrito sized flour tortillas (10")
  2. Prepare 1 tbsp melted butter - divided
  3. Get for the quesadilla sauce:
  4. Get 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  5. Get 2 tsp finely minced pickled jalapenos (i.e. jarred)
  6. Prepare 2 tsp jalapeno juice (from the jar)
  7. Take 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
  8. Take 1/2 tsp paprika
  9. Take 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  10. Make ready 1/4 tsp sea salt
  11. Get 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  12. Get 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  13. Take 1/8 tsp chipotle chili powder (optional)
  14. Get for the quesadilla filling:
  15. Get 2 cup chicken breast - cubed to about 1/2"
  16. Prepare 1 tbsp olive oil
  17. Make ready 1 tsp taco seasoning
  18. Get 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese - shredded
  19. Take 1 cup monterrey jack cheese - shredded
  20. Prepare 4 slice american cheese
Steps to make (Better Than) Taco Bell Quesadilla Copycat:
  1. In a small bowl mix together all ingredients for quesadilla sauce until well combined. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour for flavors to blend.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and taco seasoning. Stir to coat and cook until chicken is cooked all the way through. Set aside. SHORTCUT: Use precooked chicken. Cube just under 1/2" and just heat in skillet with seasoning until warmed through. This is one way I use up leftover rotisserie chicken!
  3. Heat a 12" skillet over medium low heat (I moved my chicken to a bowl, and rinsed out and dried the skillet I used for it). When skillet is heated, brush one side of one flour tortilla with about a teaspoon of melted better. Place buttered side down in skillet.
  4. On one half of tortilla, sprinkle 1/4 cup of EACH shredded cheese, 1 slice American cheese torn into pieces and 1/2 cup of chicken in even layers. On opposite half of tortilla, the "empty" side, spread 1-2 tbs of quesadilla sauce (depending on how saucy you want it, I used 2tbs lol).
  5. Allow to cook opened until cheese begins to melt around the edges. Fold sauce half of tortilla on top of filling half. Gently press down on quesadilla with back of a spatula to squish everything together. Continue cooking on first side until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes. Carefully flip, press and cook 2 minutes more for a lightly golden finish on both sides (Longer for a darker finish if you want).
  6. Repeat with remaining ingredients for 4 quesadillas. As each is finished, transfer from skillet to a plate to rest a few minutes before cutting. Cut each quesadilla into 4 pieces (I used my pizza cutter), serve and enjoy!

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