Thai Peanut Chicken Quesadillas
Thai Peanut Chicken Quesadillas
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    Thai chicken gets a fusion twist in these Thai peanut chicken quesadillas! Loaded with flavor and fun to make, try them tonight!

    Ingredients

    • MARINADE:
    • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
    • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
    • 1 Tbsp lime juice
    • 1 1/2 tsp sriracha
    • 3/4 tsp dry basil
    • 3-4 cloves fresh garlic grated or pressed through a garlic press
    • 1 1/2 tsp fresh ginger grated
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper
    • 2 pounds chicken trimmed, 4-6 chicken breasts
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • PEANUT SAUCE:
    • Reserved and UN-used marinade
    • 1/3 cup coconut milk canned or from a carton
    • 1 tsp sriracha
    • 1/2 tsp cornstarch
    • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
    • Juice of 1/2 a lime
    • QUESADILLAS:
    • Burrito-sized flour tortillas
    • Shredded Monterey-Jack cheese
    • Finely shredded carrots
    • Thinly sliced green onions reserve more for garnish
    • Chopped peanuts reserve more for garnish
    • Thinly sliced red cabbage for garnish
    • Chopped Thai chiles for garnish
    • Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 804 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 51 g 78.1%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 65.53%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 99 mg 33%
    • Sodium: 1601 mg 66.71%
    • Calcium: 158 mg 15.78%
    • Potassium: 960 mg 27.43%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 43 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 21.69%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 48 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 9 g
    • Vitamin A 50.1%
    • Vitamin C 41.02%
    • Vitamin D 6.05%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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