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Asian Chicken Quesadilla with Grilled Pineapple Salsa and Hoisin

 

Asian Chicken Quesadilla with Grilled Pineapple Salsa and Hoisin recipe
96

Yield

2

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

6

hrs

 

Ingredients

2 chicken breasts
boneless and skinless
*
½ cup soy sauce, sodium reduced
2 tablespoons ginger
chopped
2 garlic cloves
coarsely chopped
*
1 tablespoon olive oil
¼ cup monterey jack cheese
grated
¼ cup cheddar cheese
grated, white
1 scallions, spring or green onions
coarsely chopped
*
Grilled pineapple salsa
½ pineapple
ripe, cored, cut into 1 inch slices
*
1 ½ tablespoons cilantro
coarsely chopped
*
3 tablespoons lime juice
¼ medium red onion
finely chopped
½ jalapeño pepper
seeded, finely chopped
*
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt
to taste
*
white pepper
freshly ground, to taste
*
Hoisin vinaigrette
2 tablespoons red onion
finely chopped
2 garlic cloves
finely chopped
*
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
½ cup olive oil
salt
to taste
*
white pepper
freshly ground, to taste
*

Directions

How to Prepare the Quesadilla: Place the soy sauce, ginger, and garlic in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

Remove from the heat and let sit for half an hour.

Place the chicken breasts in a shallow baking dish and pour the marinade over.

Cover and place in the refrigerator to marinate at least 4 hours or overnight.

Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.

Heat the oil in a large saute pan over high heat until it just begins to smoke.

Place the chicken in the pan and sauté 5 minutes or until golden brown on one side.

Lower the heat to medium, turn the chicken over and continue cooking until the chicken is almost cooked through, approximately 4 minutes.

Let the chicken sit for 1 minute and slice on the bias into ½-inch pieces (the chicken will finish cooking in the oven).

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Place 2 tortillas on an ungreased baking sheet.

Spread ½ the cheeses, green onion, and sliced chicken on the 2 tortillas.

Stack the 2 layers and cover with the remaining tortilla.

Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until the tortillas are crisp and the cheese has melted.

Cut into quarters and serve hot garnished with the salsa.

How to Prepare the Salsa: Heat a grill on high until it just begins to smoke.

Grill the pineapple slices 2 to 3 minutes on each side until lightly browned.

Remove and cut into medium dice.

Add the cilantro, lime, onion, jalapeno, and olive oil.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Let sit at least ½ hour.

How to Prepare the Hoisin Vinaigrette:

Place the onion, garlic, hoisin sauce and vinegar in a blender and blend until smooth.

With the motor running, slowly add the sesame and olive oil, drop by drop at first, until emulsified.

Season with salt and white pepper to taste.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 605g (21.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 123067% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 92g 142%
Saturated Fat 18g 88%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 2649mg 110%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 22%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars g
Protein 85g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 124%
Calcium 37% Iron 26%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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