Friday, December 6, 2013

Quesadilla

Mexican queso with four cheese and ground meat





Serves 4

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

2 Pieces of Chicken , cut into bit size pieces / ground chicken - 6 oz each
Chili Powder - 1 Tbsp
Garlic Pd - 1 tsp
Onion Pd - 1tsp
Paprika - 1 tsp
Roasted Cumin Pd - 1/2 tsp
Dried Oregano -½ tsp (optional)
Salt and Pepper to taste
Shredded Cheese - About 2 cups (you might need a bit more of this depending on how much cheese you like)Use mozzarella cheese if u like a stringy cheese.
Large Tortillas - 4
Olive Oil - 1 Tbsp
Unsalted Butter - 1 Tbsp
A bit of Vegetable oil to brush on the tortillas



Method:


1) Preheat a skillet over medium heat and add the butter and oil and let it get nice and hot.

2) Sprinkle the spices over the pieces of chicken / ground chicken if using as well as salt and pepper, toss everything together to make sure each piece of chicken is coated in the spices.

3) Add the chicken to the hot skillet and let it cook for about 7 to 8 minutes or until fully cooked through.

4) Remove the chicken and place it onto a plate.

5) When you’re ready to make the quesadillas, preheat a grill pan over medium high heat (or a large skillet) brush one side of the tortilla with some vegetable oil and place it oiled side down onto a plate.

6) Sprinkle some cheese on one half of the tortilla, and then top that with some of the cooked chicken and a bit more cheese.

7) Fold it in half and place it on the grill pan, let it cook for about 3 minutes on each side or until the cheese is melted on both sides and it’s got nice golden brown ridges.

8) Continue with the remaining tortillas and dig in right away!

Tips:

1)If u dont like tortillas ,try this with Chapati.

2)Spices can be used according to your preference,take this recipe as a guide line and do your magic in it.


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