Chicken Quesadillas for Dinner
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Chicken Quesadillas for Dinner

Chicken Quesadillas for Dinner

With a Salsa Rice Bowl for Lunch

Cook it once, eat it twice: tonight’s dinner extras transform into tomorrow’s lunch. That’s thanks to special added ingredients that can easily be heated up, even at the office (your coworkers will be amazed, trust us). The dinner portion of this 2-in-1 meal features chicken quesadillas with enough salsa and spicy sour cream for a bonafide Tex-Mex feast. The next day, the leftovers become a chicken and rice bowl with all the fixings you need.

The nutrient information for the Salsa Bowl Lunch is as follows: Calories 630, Fat 19 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Cholesterol 145 mg, Sodium 380 mg, Carbs 63 g, Fiber 6 g, Sugar 6 g, and Protein 46 g. The nutrition facts panel below represents the nutrient values for the Chicken Quesadilla Dinner


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time40 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

24 ounce

Chicken Breasts

1 tablespoon

Sweet and Smoky BBQ Seasoning

4 unit


1 unit

Poblano Pepper

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

2 unit


3 teaspoon

Hot Sauce

8 tablespoon

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

2 unit

Roma Tomato

13.4 ounce

Black Beans

4 ounce

Shredded Red Cabbage

2 unit

Flour Tortillas

(Contains Soy, Wheat)

½ cup

Mexican Cheese Blend

(Contains Milk)

¼ cup

Monterey Jack Cheese

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

4 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

1 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3096 kJ
Calories740 kcal
Fat31 g
Saturated Fat13 g
Carbohydrate63 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber8 g
Protein55 g
Cholesterol155 mg
Sodium910 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Pan
Aluminum Foil
Baking Sheet
Small pot
Medium Bowl
Small Bowl


Brown Chicken

Wash and dry all produce. Adjust rack to middle position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Pat chicken dry with a paper towel. Season all over with salt, pepper, and barbecue seasoning. Heat a large drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned on bottom, 3-4 minutes. Flip and cook until browned on other side, 2-3 minutes more.

Roast Poblano and Chicken

Meanwhile, trim and thinly slice scallions, separating greens and whites. Halve, core, and seed poblano, then cut into slices. Place poblano on a foil-lined baking sheet, sprinkle with a drizzle of oil, and season with salt and pepper. Add chicken to sheet and roast in oven until poblano is softened and chicken is cooked through, 5-7 minutes.

Chicken Rice

Melt 1 TBSP butter in a small pot. Add the scallion whites and cook, tossing occasionally, until softened, 2-3 minutes. Stir in rice and ¾ cup water. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover, and gently simmer until tender, 9-11 minutes. Meanwhile, zest one lime and cut in half. Cut remaining lime into quarters.

Make Crema and Salsa

Stir together lime zest, 1 tsp hot sauce (1 packet), and 4 TBSP sour cream (2 packets) in a small bowl (save the rest of the hot sauce and sour cream for lunch). Season with salt and set aside. Halve and chop tomatoes. Drain and rinse beans. Place tomatoes, beans, cabbage, scallion greens, and juice from one lime half in a medium bowl and toss to combine. Season with plenty of salt and pepper. Cut 2 chicken breasts into small cubes (save other 2 breasts for lunch).

Make and Serve Quesadillas

Scatter poblano and chicken cubes evenly over one half of each tortilla, then sprinkle evenly with Mexican cheese. Fold tortillas over to create quesadillas. Remove foil from same baking sheet, then place quesadillas on sheet. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake in oven until cheese melts and tortilla is golden, 5-6 minutes. Cut each into thirds and divide between plates. Drizzle with crema. Serve with half the salsa and one lime quarter each on the side.

Pack Lunch

When you’re ready to pack lunch, fluff rice with a fork and divide between two reusable plastic containers. Top with remaining chicken and salsa. (TIP: Slice the chicken first for easier eating.) Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese. Pack each with 1 packet sour cream, 1 packet hot sauce, and a lime quarter. Keep refrigerated. Microwave before eating, if desired, and top with sour cream and hot sauce (to taste).