Spicy Chicken Taco Quesadilla

Recipe by Mary Emilee Lussier

Knott’s Spicy Chicken Taco Quesadillas are certifiably delicious and perfect for your next fiesta!

20 minutes
30 minutes


  • Knott's Spicy Chicken Taco Dip
  • Chicken Breast
  • Tortillas
  • Green Bell Peppers
  • Red Onion
  • Sour Cream
  • Lime
  • Cilantro
  • Shredded Mexican Style Cheese
  • 1 Tbs Vegetable oil


  1. Boil a pot of water.
  2. Once boiling, add chicken and boil for 10 minutes. Make sure the internal temperature is 165 °F before proceeding. If needed, boil for an additional five minutes or until it reaches 165 degrees.
  3. While chicken is boiling, cut onion and pepper and saute with vegetable oil.
  4. Once chicken is done, let cool for 10 minutes. Use two forks to shred/cut chicken.
  5. Place tortilla on griddle/frying pan, and spread Knott's Spicy Chicken Taco Dip on shell.
  6. Place desired amount of chicken, peppers and onions on top of shell, and sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
  7. Spread Knott's Spicy Chicken Taco Dip on one side of a second tortilla. Place the two tortillas together with the spread between them.
  8. Griddle/fry on a medium/high heat for 3 minutes, and then flip.
  9. Once both tortilla shells are slightly browned and cheese has melted, the quesadilla is done.
  10. Cut into triangle slices.
  11. Top with lime, sour cream and/or cilantro.