Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

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I love using my slow cooker all summer long because it means that I can prep the food when it's cooler in the morning and I don't have to turn on my stove at all. This recipe is a family favorite- my kids especially love it!

4
4 chicken breasts (mine were frozen)
1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes (I have also used a can of Rotel instead), undrained
1 small can (I think it's 4 oz) green chilis
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese (I used Neufchatel or light cream cheese)
Tortillas
Monterrey Jack cheese (or your favorite kind of cheese)
2 Tablespoons melted butter (or olive oil)
Spray your slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place your chicken breasts in the slow cooker. Dump in the diced tomatoes, green chilis, and cream cheese. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook for...
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Nutritions

Calories
261

Sodium
190mg
7% DV

Fat
22g
34% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
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  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV