This is such an easy and fun recipe. Today, I made my Air Fryer Chicken Quesadilla. They are filled with chicken and cheese and served with various toppings to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
Whenever I can not really figure out what is for a quick dinner or lunch, I usually make a few quesadillas, either chicken or cheese.
I usually have the ingredients on hand, and my kids love them. They are straightforward to make and really a great crowd-pleaser.
So, if you love Mexican food, this is the best recipe for you! Truly delicious, and nothing makes a great quesadilla as good as the Air Fryer!
If you are looking for even more Air Fryer Mexican Recipes, some of my favorites are AIR FRYER QUESO (MEXICAN CHEESE DIP), AIR FRYER MEXICAN STREET CORN RECIPE, TACO BELL MEXICAN PIZZA RECIPE IN THE AIR FRYER and AIR FRYER, HOMEMADE MEXICAN WEDDING COOKIES.
Ingredients For Air Fryer Chicken Quesadilla
- Cooked Chicken
- Sliced Green, Yellow, and Red Bell Peppers
- Shredded Mexican Cheese
- Toppings: Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream, etc.
How To Make Air Fryer Chicken Quesadilla
Lay down a tortilla, top with diced/shredded chicken, shredded cheese, peppers, and onions.
Place another tortilla on top of the fillings, and spray with cooking spray.
Add toothpicks to the tortilla. Just scatter them out. Set the quesadilla into the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 360 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 4-6 minutes.
Some Common Questions Asked About Making Air Fryer Chicken Quesadilla–
What Is The Best Kind Of Cheese for Quesadillas?
I love a lot of different cheese in my quesadillas some of my favorites are:
- Monterey Jack
- Colby Jack
- Oaxaca Cheese
They all melt great in the air fryer.
What Are Some Other Filling Ideas for Air Fryer Quesadillas?
- Shredded Beef
- Grilled Chicken
- Sweet Pork
- Roasted Vegetables (I love onions and peppers with cheese, yummY)
- Spinach Artichoke
- Cheese, lots and lots of cheese!
How To Store Air Fryer Chicken Quesadilla
If you have any leftover Chicken Queaillas, let them cool to room temperature and then place them into an airtight container. Place the container into the refrigerator, where they will last for about 2 to 3 days.
To Reheat Chicken Quesdaills, place them back into the air fryer basket, spray with cooking spray, and cook for 2-3 minutes at 360 degrees F, air fryer setting.
How To Freeze Air Fryer Chicken Quesadilla
This is a great meal to prep ahead of time and freeze. To freezer, for future use, make as directed, and then place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Place the baking sheet into the freezer until frozen solid.
To Air Fryer Frozen Quesadillas: Place the frozen quesadillas into the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 370 degrees F, air fryer setting for 3-6 minutes. Remove when fully warmed through.
Some of My Other Favorite Air Fryer Recipes-
- 2 cups cooked chicken, either diced or shredded chicken
- 2 cups Shredded Mexican Cheese
- 1 cup cooked bell peppers
- 1/4 cup cooked onions
- 6 Flour or Corn Tortillas
- Toppings: Sour Cream, Guacamole, Ssal, Diced Avadados, Diced Tomatoes, etc.
- Lay down a tortilla, top with diced/shredded chicken, shredded cheese, peppers, and onions.
- Place another tortilla on top of the fillings, and spray with cooking spray.
- Add toothpicks to the tortilla. Just scatter them out. Set the quesadilla into the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 360 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 4-6 minutes.
- Plate, serve, and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1522Total Fat: 41gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 192mgSodium: 477mgCarbohydrates: 204gFiber: 10gSugar: 6gProtein: 78g
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