Oven Baked Chicken Quesadillas

A super simple recipe for crispy and cheesy chicken quesadillas that will have your family asking for more again and again!


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 4 large burrito size flour tortillas
  • 1 cup pico de gallo
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

Additional toppings (optional):

  • Sour cream
  • Hot sauce
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato


  1. Bake chicken breasts at 400° for 20 minutes, or until fully cooked. Allow to cool and shred chicken.
  2. Once shredded, heat chicken in skillet and sprinkle with taco seasoning. Pour water into chicken and stir well to combine.
  3. Allow chicken to cool fully before assembling quesadillas. Or, you can refrigerate for up to 3 days to make at a later time.
  4. Preheat oven to 425°. Line w large baking sheets with tin foil and spray with nonstick spray. Place pans in oven while preparing quesadillas.
  5. On half of large tortilla, layer 1/4 chicken, 1/4 pico, and 1/4 cheese. Fold tortilla over top of fillings. Repeat with remaining 3 tortillas.
  6. Pull pans out of oven and carefully place quesadillas on pans. You should hear a slight sizzle.
  7. Bake quesadillas for 8 minutes. Carefully flip, and bake for another 8 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool for 2 minutes and cut in half. Serve with desired toppings.

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