Creamy Chicken Quesadillas

Irresistible Chicken Quesadillas Recipe on a Griddle

Simplicity at its best, these creamy chicken quesadillas will have your family craving for more! The mixture of pollo asado, along with the spicy cream sauce, bodes perfectly on the griddle! With this recipe, enjoy the ease of preparation without compromising on taste, making these creamy chick quesadillas a surefire fit for any occasion. 

What You Will Need

For this recipe, you will need the below items:

  • Char-Griller 3-Burner Flat Iron® Gas Griddle
  • Lump Charcoal
  • Chicken Thighs. In this recipe, Joe used Branding Iron's Pollo Asado
  • Trader Joe's Dragon Hot Sauce

And there you have it! This recipe is incredibly simple, requiring minimal preparation and just a handful of ingredients.

It's simple but the sauce makes all the difference

 Quesadillas are Better on a Griddle Grill

Quesadillas are elevated on a whole new level of deliciousness when prepared on a griddle grill. Due to the griddle's even heat distribution, each bite is cooked perfectly with a crispy exterior and a gooey, melted cheese interior. The direct contact with the griddle allows for a quick and uniform cooking process, creating a golden brown tortilla  that adds a crunch to every bite! 

 Filled quesadilla on the griddle. The fillings cover half of the tortillaA cooked chicken thigh on a wooden cutting board. Someone is using a cleaver to cut the thigh into strips.Joe Silva of Q-bellies BBQ. Joe stands outside wearing a red ball cap, white t-shirt, and tan leather apron. Behind Joe is a retaining wall topped by an iron fence with a Q-Bellies BBQ banner hanging from it.

Benefits of the Char-Griller 3-Burner Flat Iron® Gas Griddle? 

With its efficient three-burner design, this grill ensures even heat distribution, guaranteeing perfectly grilled tortillas and melted cheese. The spacious cooking surface allows you to prepare multiple quesadillas simultaneously, making it a time-saving solution for entertaining guests or whipping up a quick, satisfying meal. Its user-friendly features and reliable performance make the Char-Griller 3 Burner Gas Griddle the go-to choice for effortlessly achieving delicious quesadillas with minimal effort.

Creamy Chicken Quesadillas

Cook Time:
0 - 30 min


How many people are you serving?


  • Main

Simplicity at it's best, these creamy chicken quesadillas will have your family craving for more! The mixture of pollo asado, along with the spicy cream sauce bodes perfectly. Add in your usual onion and cilantro and you have yourself a tasty meal!


  1. 01

    Place the chicken on the Char-Griller Flat Iron Griddle and cook until the internal temperature reaches 165°F.



    • 1 package Branding Iron Ranch Pollo Asado
  3. 02

    Remove the cooked chicken and chop it.

  4. 03

    On the Flat Iron Griddle, place a tortilla and add 1/2 cup shredded cheese, 1/4 cup chopped chicken, 2 tablespoons onion, 2 tablespoons cilantro, and Green Dragon hot sauce.



    • 1/2 Yellow onion, chopped
    • 1/2 bunch Cilantro
    • 1 1/2 cups Shredded Monterey Jack cheese
    • 1/4 cup Trader Joe's Dragon Hot Sauce
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