Traditional quesadillas just got a delicious makeover! These BBQ Chicken Quesadillas are the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors, all wrapped up in a crispy tortilla. With tender chicken, gooey melted cheese, and tangy barbecue sauce, every bite is sure to be a hit. These guys are a great way to use up leftover chicken and are ready in minutes for a speedy-quick feast. Whether you’re looking for an easy weeknight dinner or a fun twist on classic quesadillas, these BBQ Chicken Quesadillas are the perfect choice!

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  • 3 cups chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 cup salsa, plus more for serving
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup taco sauce
  • 8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • sour cream, optional, to taste, for serving


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Step 2 –In a large bowl, toss the chicken, the chiles, the salsa, the barbeque sauce, and the taco sauce together.

Step 3 –Divide 4 of the tortillas between two baking sheets.

Step 4 –Spread each of the tortillas with the chicken mixture and sprinkle with the cheese.

Step 5 –Top each of the quesadillas with the remaining tortillas.

Step 6 –Bake the quesadillas until they are lightly browned and the cheese has melted, about 6-8 minutes.

Step 7 –Cut the quesadillas into wedges.

Step 8 –Serve the quesadillas with the extra salsa and the sour cream.