Applebee's Chicken Quesadilla Grande

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  • 1/2 ounce shortening
  • 2 (12-inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle sauce (optional)
  • 4 ounces grilled chicken (spicy seasoning optional)
  • 6 ounces Quesa Filling
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • Sour cream
  • Green onion
  • Salsa

Quesa Filling

  • Jack and Cheddar cheeses
  • Jalapeno pepper, diced
  • Tomato, diced
  • Onion, diced
  • Cilantro, minced
  • Bacon, fried and crumbled


  1. Brush one side of each tortilla with shortening. Place one tortilla, shortening side down on work surface. Spread chipotle sauce evenly on one tortilla. Microwave chicken approximately 45 seconds, then distribute on top of sauce on tortilla. Evenly distribute Quesa Filling on top of chicken.
  2. Cover with other tortilla, shortening side up. Brown on griddle or in nonstick skillet evenly on both sides until internal Quesa Filling is thoroughly melted.
  3. Use shredded lettuce, sour cream, green onion and salsa as accompaniments.

Source: Applebee's