Sweet & Sour Chicken Quesadillas

Serve sweet & sour chicken in an unexpected way – as a filling for quesadillas in flour tortillas with melted Monterey Jack cheese. Makes a great appetizer for a football party when served with Thai Kitchen® Sweet Red Chili Dipping Sauce.

Ingredients
Serves: 12
Serving Size: 1/2 quesadilla
Directions
20 mins Prep time 40 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
40 mins Cook time
  • Drain pineapple, reserving all the juice in small bowl. Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic powder, ginger and cornstarch to bowl; stir until smooth. Set aside.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; stir fry 5 minutes until browned. Remove from skillet. Heat 1 tablespoon of the remaining oil in skillet. Add onion and bell pepper; stir fry 5 minutes or until tender-crisp.

  • Stir soy sauce mixture. Add to skillet; stirring constantly, bring to boil on medium heat and boil 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thickened. Add chicken and pineapple; stir fry 2 minutes or until heated through. Spoon sweet & sour chicken into large bowl. Stir in cilantro. Set aside. Wipe skillet clean.

  • For each quesadilla, sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese over half of 1 tortilla. Layer with 2/3 cup sweet & sour chicken and additional 1/4 cup cheese. Fold over. Heat 1 teaspoon of the remaining oil in same skillet on medium heat. Add 1 quesadilla; cook 2 minutes per side or until lightly browned and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining quesadillas and oil. Cut quesadillas into wedges.

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Serve quesadillas with Thai Kitchen® Sweet Red Chili Dipping Sauce.

Sweet & Sour Chicken Lettuce Wraps: Spoon sweet & sour chicken into large iceberg or Bibb lettuce leaves. Top with assorted toppings, such as shredded carrots, chopped green onions, chopped peanuts or crispy chow mein noodles before rolling up.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 321Calories: 321Cholesterol: 49mg
  • Sodium: 603mgProtein: 18g
  • Total Fat: 17gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g

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