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Flame Grilled Chicken Quesadillas


  • For the chicken:
  • 46 NatureRaised Farms® Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs (i used 3 NatureRaised Farms® Boneless Skinless Chicken breasts)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2½ Tablespoons lime juice
  • 2½ Tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Chipotle pepper, ground, dry
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • For the quesadillas:
  • 4 12-inch flour tortillas
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ⅓ cup black beans, drained, rinsed
  • ¼ cup applewood-smoked bacon, fully-cooked, diced
  • Serve with – guacamole


  1. Preheat open-flame grill to medium-low.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, lime and orange juices, chipotle pepper and salt; whisk to blend. Add the chicken thighs (or breasts) and toss to evenly coat.
  3. Grill the seasoned chicken thigh pieces for 5-7 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from heat diagonally slice chicken. Transfer sliced chicken to a clean container and set aside.
  4. To assemble the quesadillas: Lay flour tortillas on a clean work surface. Evenly divide Cheddar cheese, black beans, and chicken over half of the tortilla. Top with bacon. Fold to close (half-moon style).
  5. Using a long spatula, place the folded quesadilla on an open flame grill and heat for 3 minutes on each side or until the cheese is melted. (or fry in a skillet) Cut into four wedges. Serve with guacamole. Serves 4.
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