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Shrimp Quesadillas

Shrimp Quesadillas
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4
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!

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

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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe

More About This Recipe

  • 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!
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