Chili's Grill & Bar is a casual dining restaurant which serves American food influenced by Tex-Mex cuisine. This site will offer a collection of copycat recipes from items on the menu past and present.



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Ranchero Chicken Quesadilla

What makes this Chili's restaurant copycat recipe special is the ranchero sauce.


sliced chicken breast
Ranchero Sauce
2 tablespoons cooking oil
flour tortillas
1/4 cup of chopped onion
shredded cheddar cheese
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 serrano or jalapeno chile, seeded and diced
3 cups diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground chile

Make the Ranchero Sauce

  1. Heat the oil, and saute the garlic, serrano and onions for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Reduce the heat and add in the tomatoes.
  3. Cook the tomatoes for about 5 or 6 minutes until they become wilted.
  4. Add in the seasonings and simmer for about 5 more minutes.
  5. You can serve the sauce as is, or you can let the sauce cool and blend it.

Make the Quesadilla

  1. Grill or saute the chicken.
  2. Mix the chicken and the sauce together.
  3. Butter the outside of your tortilla.
  4. Add the cheese, and chicken/ranchero sauce filling.
  5. Fold the tortilla and cook in a hot skillet.


  1. A yummy delicious recipe.I should definitely try this.
    Chicken quesadilla recipe

  2. my mouth is watering.looks delicious.thanks for sharing this.
    Chicken quesadilla recipe

  3. I always make this recipe since finding and it is awesome!!!!

  4. Wow mouthwatering and very tasty looking recipe. I will definitely try this at home. Have you tried Pakistani Cooking Recipes I love all Pakistani Recipes and mostly the fish fry recipe.