Pineapple Chicken Quesadillas with Perdeberg Rooted Chardonnay


Sweet pineapple pairs perfectly with shredded chicken and gooey cheddar cheese in this delicious quesadilla.

Wine Suggestion:

The grapes for the Perdeberg Rooted Chardonnay 2016 are harvested from a 18 year vineyard in the Paardeberg, planted on mainly decomposed Granite and Glenrosa soils.  They offer a low yield of 9 tons per hectare to enhance fruit complexity.

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The wine is fermented in 500 litre French oak barrels and aged for another 8 months on the lees to build complexity. The wine does not undergo malolactic fermentation.

The wine retails for R65 per bottle and is available online.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Kosher or sea salt, to taste
  • Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
  • Eight 8-inch flour tortillas
  • 6 ounces cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


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