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Sweet Chilli Chicken Air Fryer Quesadilla

Sweet Chilli Chicken Air Fryer Quesadilla
Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert9 months ago
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Got the midday munchies and need something super-simple to hit the spot? This quick quesadilla is an absolute lunchtime winner.

Filled with tender chicken pieces and oozing with melted mozzarella, it’s a flavour sensation sure to fill you up while hitting your macros. Plus, it’s packed with 64g of protein, making it ideal for hitting those macros.

Top tip: a high-protein tortilla wrap is a super-easy way to boost the protein content of this recipe — they’re widely available and can be found in most supermarkets.

Makes 1

Ingredients

  • 150 g chicken breast (diced)
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. ground paprika
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 high-protein wrap
  • 30 g Sugar-Free Sauce (Sweet Chilli)
  • 50 g light mozzarella cheese

Instructions

1.

Season the diced chicken breast with garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt and pepper, then toss to fully coat.

2.

Then cook the chicken pieces in a frying pan over a medium-high heat until completely white and cooked through.

3.

Add the pieces to one side of your high-protein wrap, followed by a generous drizzle of Sweet Chilli Sugar-Free Sauce and the grated cheese on top.

4.

Fold the wrap over, place in the air fryer, and cook for 6 minutes at 180C.

5.

Enjoy immediately.

Nutritional info per serving:

Calories470
Total Fat15g
Total Carbohydrates10g
Protein64g

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Lauren Dawes
Writer and expert
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Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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