Chicken and Avocado Quesadillas

You will need:

For the quesadillas:

  • x1-2 Chicken breasts
  • Avocado
  • Coriander
  • 1 Freshly squeezed lime
  • 1 Green chilli (optional)
  • Low fat/Protein cheese (optional)
  • Wholemeal tortilla wrap
  • 1/2 tbsp Coconut oil

 

Optional Side dish, Spinach ,chorizo and cheese skillet:

  • 50g chorizo ,sliced finely
  • 8 cherry tomatoes 
  • 1 Garlic glove crushed
  • 3 generous handfuls of spinach
  • 2 Tbsp of pine nuts
  • 1/2 ball of low fat mozzarella 

 

  Method:

  • Marinate chicken breasts in the lime juice along with a pinch of black pepper and your green sliced chilli . Leave for around an hour.

  • Heat coconut oil in a non stick pan, add chicken breasts and cook until they start to turn golden.

  • Add any  remaining lime juice and slowly fry the chicken until it is cooked through.

  • Remove from heat and using two forks shred the chicken breasts.

  • Take your wholemeal tortilla wrap , place the shredded chicken on top , slice your avocado finely add this along with chopped coriander and cheese if your using it then fold and wrap.

  • Again use a non stick pan heat , rub a small amount of coconut oil on your wrap and add to the pan.

  • With a spatula gently flatten the wrap and cook until golden on both sides. slice in half and serve with a wedge of lime.

 

Side dish:

  • Add your sliced chorizo to a frying pan ,cook until it starts to slightly crisp.

  • Add your tomatoes, garlic , spinach cook on a high heat until the tomatoes start to split and spinach starts to wilt .

  • Pop your mozzarella randomly over the top, reduce the heat and let it slowly melt , scatter your pine nuts over the top and serve.

MealsJenna McCormick