Friday, February 4, 2011

Chicken Quesadilla and Queso Fundido

Chicken Quesadilla
Queso Fundido

Hello everyone, today I’m going to post 2 recipes because I love ya, and it’s time Super Bowl Sunday!!  This is the easiest recipe you will ever find for Queso Fundido.  Now I know what you’re thinking; “I thought he said he was going to lay of the Mexican Cuisine for awhile”.  Well I just could not resist. Besides these are really Americanized Mexican dishes, and it’s the Super Bowl, and they are easy & delicious!
So cheers to the Super Bowl, may your favorite team win.  And let’s all have a great time with family and friends!
Ingredients for the Queso Fundido
Chorizo- 15 ounces
Chihuahua Cheese- 2 cups
Method to the Madness
1)      Preheat the oven to 400, add an oven-proof 10 inch sauté pan and heat up the pan for 5 minutes. Add the Chihuahua and bake for 10 minutes. In another sauté pan, while the cheese is melting cook the chorizo until done, about 10 minute. When the chorizo is done cooking add it to the cheese and bake for another 5 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips and tortillas, corn or flour will do. Serve the cheese right in the sauté pan.
2)      ENJOY!!
Ingredients for the Quesadilla
Chicken- 3 Breasts (5 ounces each)
Olive oil- 2 tbsp
Butter- 2 tbsp
Blackened seasoning- 3 tbsp
Chihuahua cheese- 2 cups
Green onions- ½ cup + some for garnish
Tortillas- 4 (flour, large)
Sour cream- ½ cup for garnish
Salsa- ½ cup for dipping
1)      Heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Sprinkle the chicken with the seasoning, add to the sauté pan. Cook for 4-5 minutes per side until cooked through. Remove from heat and let cool. Chop the chicken, small dice.
2)      In a griddle or a large (12 inch) sauté pan heat the butter over medium heat. Add one tortilla and spread ½ cheese, green onions and ½ of the chicken over it. Melt cheese for 2 minutes and top with another tortilla. Flip, cook for another 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Cut into triangles and top with the sour cream and salsa. Garnish with some green onions.
3)      Repeat step two for your other quesadilla.
4)      ENJOY!!
Link for two great Salsa's


  1. Can I ask a question - what is Chihuahua Cheese - what can you replace it with?

  2. Two very awesome sounding recipes, can't wait to try these out. Would be a great additon to my Super Bowl menu line-up, back to the grocers I go, will at least see if I can't make the quesadillas. Thanks, enjoy the game. Who are you cheering for?

  3. Cate Chihuahua cheese is a white cows milk cheese, and has great melting properties. Its very similar in Monterey Jack Cheese. If you can't find that I would use mozzarella. Go Packers!!