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Shrimp Quesadillas

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons canola oil
1/4
cup onion, chopped
2
cups fresh small shrimp
1
chipotle chile + 2 tablespoons chipotle adobo sauce
1
package flour tortillas
1
cup shredded Monterrey jack, Oaxaca or Asadero cheese

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

For a kid friendly version, replace chipotle chiles and adobo sauce with tomatoes and lime juice.

Getting dinner on the table can be a messy and a long process. For a working mom, having plenty of time to prepare meals is a luxury most of us just can’t afford. But you don’t have to sacrifice eating deliciously good food because you don’t have time to prepare a meal. If you’re looking for a quick, 5-ingredient meal, shrimp quesadillas are perfect! They are so tasty and super easy to make, that they’ll become your family’s next favorite meal!

Directions

  • 1 In a skillet, heat canola oil. Add onions and stir until tender, for approximately 1 minute.
  • 2 Add shrimp and cook until shrimp turns pink and is thoroughly cooked.
  • 3 Add one chipotle chile and 2 tablespoons adobo sauce. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring rapidly, for approximately 3 minutes. Remove and discard chipotle chile from mixture.
  • 4 In a separate skillet warm tortillas.
  • 5 Add shrimp mixture and top tortillas with cheese. Fold tortilla in half and heat for 1 minute each side or until cheese melts.

Getting dinner on the table can be a messy and a long process. For a working mom, having plenty of time to prepare meals is a luxury most of us just can’t afford. But you don’t have to sacrifice eating deliciously good food because you don’t have time to prepare a meal. If you’re looking for a quick, 5-ingredient meal, shrimp quesadillas are perfect! They are so tasty and super easy to make, that they’ll become your family’s next favorite meal!

Rate and Comment

Ericka Sanchez Ericka Sanchez
September 28, 2015

Getting dinner on the table can be a messy and a long process. For a working mom, having plenty of time to prepare meals is a luxury most of us just can’t afford. But you don’t have to sacrifice eating deliciously good food because you don’t have time to prepare a meal. If you’re looking for a quick, 5-ingredient meal, shrimp quesadillas are perfect! They are so tasty and super easy to make, that they’ll become your family’s next favorite meal!