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Brie and Chicken Quesadillas

Brie and Chicken QuesadillasThese extraordinary quesadillas are made with brie cheese, chipotle-seasoned cooked chicken and caramelized onions, and served with a fresh salsa of mango, jicama and red bell pepper.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chipotle purée
4 ounces chicken breast, julienned
6 ounces Wisconsin Brie cheese
2 red chili (or regular) flour tortillas
1/4 cup yellow onion, julienned

Salsa:
1 mango, peeled, seeded, diced
1 cup jicama, peeled, diced
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
2 cilantro sprigs

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine olive oil, garlic, and chipotle purée. Rub on chicken and sauté until cooked. Set aside.
  2. Caramelize yellow onion in 1 teaspoon oil. Set aside.
  3. Remove rind from Brie and discard. Spread Brie on tortilla.
  4. Sprinkle caramelized onion and chicken on tortilla and fold over. Brown on each side in a cast iron skillet. Serve with salsa.
  5. For Salsa: Combine mango, jicama, red pepper, cumin, salt, and pepper to create salsa. Garnish with salsa and cilantro sprig.

Makes 2 servings. (Increase servings as needed.)

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.