Cookin’ Louisiane – Bar-B-Que Chicken Quesadillas

Cookin Louisiane

Jay Ducote makes bar-b-que chicken quesadillas.


  • 8 ounces cooked chicken, shredded
  • 4 (12 in) flour tortillas
  • 12 ounces shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 4 ounces Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue Sauce
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced, divided into 4 portions


  1. Layer half of each tortilla with 2 ounces of chicken, 1 portion of red onion, 4 ounces of Monterey jack cheese, and 1 oz. of Jay D’s Louisiana Barbecue sauce.
  2. Fold tortilla in half. Heat a large sauté pan over high heat. Add enough oil to coat the bottom of the pan and lower the heat to medium.
  3. Cook until golden brown on both sides, about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Slice into 4 pieces and garnish with sliced green onions.
  5. Serve with Jay D’s BBQ Aioli.

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About Jay Ducote

Jay Ducote spends most of his time as a food and beverage writer, blogger, radio host, speaker, video producer, culinary personality, chef and hugger. He finished runner-up on Season 11 of the hit reality competition show Food Network Star, and had a pilot for his show "Deep Fried America" air on the Travel Channel.

The Bite and Booze Radio Show, produced and hosted by Ducote since 2011, won a Taste Award for best food or drink radio broadcast in the country and the Uniquely Louisiana Award from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters.

Jay has his own Jay D’s product line featuring his Louisiana Barbecue Sauce, Louisiana Molasses Mustard, Spicy & Sweet Barbecue Rub, Jay D's Blanc du Bois, a collaboration with West Monroe's Landry Vineyards, and Jay D's Single Origin Coffee. In early 2018 Jay will launch his first restaurant concept, Gov't Taco, inside White Star Market in Baton Rouge.

Jay's mission is to share and expand on the conversation of Louisiana cuisine and to celebrate the culinary culture of communities he visits. For more about Jay, visit his website

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