A perfect, warm, toasty Chicken Quesadilla makes a mighty delicious lunch or supper, especially around my house. Ready in just a few minutes, these make the perfect chicken quesadilla for a super quick, delicious, warm meal

Chicken Bacon Quesadilla

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 4 slices bacon diced
  • 2 chicken breasts cut into 1-inch pieces
  • ½ cup buffalo sauce
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • butter
  • 4 large tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded pepper jack cheese


  • Add diced bacon to a 12-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  • Cook until just crisp.
  • Remove the bacon from the skillet with a slotted spoon.
  • Add chicken to skillet with bacon drippings.
  • Cook, stirring often, until chicken has cooked throughout and browned lightly.
  • Pour in buffalo sauce and add garlic salt to the chicken.
  • Stir to combine well.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Melt about ½ tablespoon of butter in another cast iron skillet or on a griddle over low-medium heat.
  • Add tortilla (flour or corn) and layer on about ½ cup of cheese, chicken, and reserved bacon pieces on one side of the tortilla.
  • Fold tortilla half over the portion of the tortilla filled with cheese, chicken and bacon.
  • Cook until cheese has slightly melted, taking care to not allow tortilla to become too dark.
  • Remove from skillet, cut into wedges and serve.
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