Chicken & chorizo quesadilla

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Try this delicious tropical grilled cheese sandwich

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:15 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 424
  • fat 22g
  • saturates 10g
  • carbs 30g
  • sugars 1g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 29g
  • salt 2.42g


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 shallot, sliced
  • 100g chorizo, diced
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded
  • 2 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 320g pack soft tortillas
  • 200g cheddar, grated
  • small bunch coriander, roughly chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and cook the shallot and chorizo for 5 mins until the shallot is softened. Stir in the chicken and tomatoes. Remove from the heat.

  2. Put half the tortillas onto baking sheets. Spread a little chicken mixture on each one. Scatter over the cheese and coriander. Sandwich with the remaining tortillas. You can make up to this point 2 hrs ahead.

  3. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Cook the tortillas for 3 mins. Using a fish slice, turn each one over. Cook for 3 mins more until both sides are golden. Put on a board, slice into wedges and serve.

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