Quesadillas with a side of Chili Lime Butter Corn on the Cob

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Last night’s dinner had to be easy, tasty and somewhat quick.  It was the Championship game for Dennis’ Thursday night softball league. The Fast & Furious had a great season and they were headed to the Championship game.  They came in 2nd, way to go guys!!!  After a six week break, they’ll start up again.

For dinner, the athlete was requesting a quesadilla before the big game. I decided to use the corn and wheat tortillas last night.  I used some plain chicken breast that had already been roasted.  I cut it into strips and sautéed it in some olive oil, chili lime rub, kosher salt, lime zest and the juice of one lime.

I shredded Colby jack cheese and placed some on the bottom tortilla. I added diced scallions, diced jalapeños (seeds and membrane removed), cowboy caviar that I bought already prepared from Trader Joe’s. You can find this in the aisle with their jarred salsas. I then topped this with a few strips of the chicken and a bit more shredded cheese and cooked it in a skillet with just enough olive oil to brown the tortilla. I topped the tortilla with light sour cream, chopped cilantro, diced jalapenos, and diced scallions.

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For the corn on the cob, I whipped together a chli lime butter using the same chipotle lime seasoning I used on the chicken, and sea salt.  We just smeared this butter on the corn and sprinkled cilantro and a little more chili lime seasoning on the corn and that was it. Simple, yet yummy!

This was a great, quick dinner. I hope you enjoy!

                     Until next time, Kris

 

Author: Sunshine and Savory

I love when my house is filled with people, having friends and family over for a meal feeds my soul. There is nothing I enjoy more than preparing for a dinner party, a holiday dinner, or a book club meeting when it's my turn to host ... If I could, I would own a Bed and Breakfast! This would ensure I'd always have someone to prepare a meal for. Being with others and sharing my table is what I look forward to most. I was born in Wisconsin and after I got married in 1987, my husband and I moved west for his job. He had just graduated college and we were married a couple months later. An interesting tidbit about me is that I never cooked a meal before I got married. I taught myself how to cook and found that I really enjoyed it. One of the first meals I made after we were married was a shrimp pasta dish. I made this for myself when my husband was on business travel and I had so much fun inventing this meal - this was the start of my love of cooking. I probably won't be posting much on shrimp dishes, since I am now allergic. Big bummer! I was allergic to lobster, and then had an issue with scallops, so just never had a shrimp after the scallop incident. Why couldn't I be allergic to something less enjoyable?! My favorite celebrity chefs are Ina Garten and The Pioneer Woman. I hope you enjoy my blog!

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