Chicken Quesadilla Snacker

How to make Chicken Quesadilla Snacker

The Chicken Quesadilla Snacker features an adequate portion of freshly grilled chicken and hand-grated cheddar cheese, which comes wrapped and folded in a grilled flour tortilla. The quesadilla snacker comes in a new foil packaging that helps keep the quesadilla crispier and hotter than before. The brand has also updated their quesadilla equipment to create a more caramelized exterior and melted interior.


If you want to prepare this recipe right in your kitchen then you can go through our recipe below. Before preparing the recipe you need to arrange a few ingredients that you need for this Del Taco menu.


The quesadilla features a tortilla and spicy chicken filling loaded with cheese. Hence, the main ingredients in this recipe are flour tortilla, marinated shredded chicken, and cheese. So let us know all the ingredients elaborately.

  • Tortillas
  • Oil
  • Bell peppers
  • Cheddar Cheese 
  • Shredded chicken thighs and breast
  • For Seasoning
  • Salt
  • Red paprika powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Soy sauce


Method of Preparation

To prepare the filling

  • Take a bowl. Add chicken to it. Marinate the chicken by adding all the spices to it. Mix well and keep aside for about 15 minutes. 
  • Switch on the stovetop. Place a skillet onn it. When the skillet becomes little warm, add oil to it. When the il is hot, add shredded chicken in oil and cook for about a minute. 
  • When chicken is slightly browned, add the bell peppers and stir well.
  • Let it simmer for about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the remaining filling ingredients.
  • Transfer everything to a bowl. Keep aside.


Assembling and cooking the chicken quesadilla

  • Keep a tortilla in a freshly greased pan, then place the cheese and filling in layers on one side. 
  • Then, fold the tortilla in half to seal it properly.
  • Heat a pan. Add little oil to it. Cook the quesadillas in oil until the cheese melts. Then, flip and cook the other side for a minute or two until it becomes brown.
  • Remove the quesadilla from the pan and continue this process to make the rest of the quesadillas. 
  • Then, slice it to serve hot.


For Topping and dip

You can have this chicken quesadilla as it is or you can top it with your favourite dips. Following are a few dip ideas for your favourite chicken quesadilla.

  • Sour cream
  • Homemade guacamole
  • Your favourite salsa
  • Hot sauce


Nutrition Facts

There are 190 calories in a Chicken Quesadilla Snacker from Del Taco; most of those calories come from fat (45%). Let us discuss the approximate amount of all the nutrients that we find from a Chicken Quesadilla Snacker.

  • Serving Size: 1 quesadilla
  • Calories: 190
  • Calories From Fat: 90
  • Total Fat: 9g (14%)
  • Saturated Fat: 6g (30%)
  • Trans Fat: 0g  
  • Cholesterol: 50mg (17%)
  • Sodium: 520mg (22%)
  • Total Carbohydrates: 15g (5%)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (4%)
  • Sugars: 0g  
  • Protein: 13g (26%)
  • Vitamin A: 0%
  • Vitamin C: 0%
  • Calcium: 0%
  • Iron: 0%


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Nutritional Facts source:Del Taco


Ari R.

Artesia, CA 8/7/2020

Nachos are pretty darn good for fast food! It comes with cheese, jalapeños, sour cream and tomatoes. The chicken quesadilla came piping hot with just enough cheese inside, I don't feel jipped . $5.90, $4.29 for the queso nachos and $1.19 for the quesadilla snacker. Would get both again!

June 21, 2018 Bob Miller Food News 

The Chicken Quesadilla Snacker features a generous portion of freshly grilled chicken and hand-grated cheddar cheese in a folded and grilled flour tortilla.

The chain also unveiled its system wide brand refresh, an initiative that includes a new concept tagline – “Fresh Mexican Grill”  – and advertising campaign – “Celebrating the Hardest Working Hands in Fast Food.”

Fans will also be greeted with new food packaging featuring a contemporary design and color palate, as well as redesigned restaurant interiors and drive-thru menu boards, new staff uniforms and a more personalized, friendly service.


The Most Popular Queries

Can I customize Del Taco’s Chicken quesadilla snacker?

Ans: Yes, you can customize your favourite quesadilla snacker if you are preparing at home. You can add your favourite meat such as ground beef or steak instead of chicken. Just follow the same procedure while preparing. After browning the ground beef, you can add some water to it and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until it is cooked properly. 


Moreover, you can add your choice of cheese instead of cheddar cheese or, you can completely skip the cheese if you are checking calories in your diet.

Latest News

Del Taco focuses on Hospitality , Ad Campaign and New Products


“Del Taco Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s second leading Mexican quick service restaurant,* on June 21, 2018 unveiled its system wide brand refresh, furthering its mission to be the category leader in the value-oriented QSR-plus space. Building off of its successful QSR-plus repositioning that has delivered 18 consecutive quarters of positive same-store sales growth and five fiscal years of positive company traffic, Del Taco is implementing a combination of new back-of-house and guest-facing initiatives to further differentiate and separate itself in the crowded QSR and fast casual landscape,” Globe News wire has reported. 


“We’re further leaning into what enables this brand to continue to differentiate itself from Taco Bell and Chipotle, with industry-leading value and traditional food prep, where our team members chop, dice, shred and grill throughout the day,” said M. Barry Westrum, Del Taco’s Chief Marketing Officer.


Del taco is committed to deliver high quality, fresh and made-to-order items; the brand has also added its Buck and Under Menu with the introduction of its new Chicken Quesadilla Snacker. Priced at just $1**. 

“The $1 Chicken Quesadilla Snacker is a perfect example of our barbell menu strategy, which highlights ingredients that are prepped fresh across our entire menu, from value to premium. It’s a Del Taco differentiator, and an attribute we’re fully leveraging, while empowering our team members to deliver a service experience that is on par with leading fast casual concepts,” added Westrum.