chicken and cheese quesadillas
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Keto Cheese and Chicken Quesadillas

This low-carb and keto-friendly chicken and cheese quesadillas is a perfect Mexican recipe for you to try.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb, Mexican
Keyword cheese quesadillas, keto chicken, keto quesadillas
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 427kcal
Author KetoVale Team

Ingredients

For Tortillas:

For Quesadillas:

  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 cup chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped (optional)

Instructions

  • In a bowl combine all tortillas' ingredients, whisk well and and let the batter sit for 8-10 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat and fry tortillas for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  • Heat a clean frying pan over a medium heat, place one tortilla, sprinkle with cheese, put the lid on, wait until cheese begins to melt and add shredded chicken meat, more cheese and cover with another tortilla.
  • When the cheese is melted, remove the quesadilla from a pan, cut in four slices and sprinkle with fresh parsley before serving (optional).

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Notes

For the best result, use ground coconut flour that is very fine. This helps with texture and you can make thin tortillas. The xanthan gum helps make the tortilla sturdy and resilient without breaking it when removing.
You can replace heavy cream with unsweetened almond milk. You can also reduce the amount of whole egg and add an extra egg white. However, you will need to test and adjust the amount of flour used to obtain your desired consistency.
We have tried this recipe with almond flour yet. We'll publish an almond flour version as soon as we try.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 339mg | Sodium: 283mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1160IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 1.8mg