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Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

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Shrimp and cheese are a great combination, and the addition of salsa and sour cream creates a balance of flavors for these easy to make quesadillas.

Summer is here, V&V Supremo; one of the nation’s oldest family-run Hispanic food business, wants to share some authentic recipes to celebrate the Fourth of July ¡a la Mexicana!

Shrimp Quesadillas

Ingredients

4 Flour tortillas
1 Cup Chihuahua cheese, shredded
8 Medium size shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 Tbsp. lime juice
½ Cup of the sauce of your choice
1 Tbsp. corn oil
Ground black pepper
Salt
½ Cup sour cream

Preparation

    1. Cut each shrimp in 4 pieces, place in bowl and mix with lime juice and a dash of salt and pepper.
    2. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat, add shrimp. Cook, stirring, until shrimp firm up and just cook through. (Approx. 2 minutes) Remove from heat.
    3. Place a large skillet over medium heat, place one tortilla in skillet, and top with one quarter of the Chihuahua cheese, one quarter of the shrimp and salsa. Fold tortilla in half.
    4. Repeat process with as many tortillas as will fit in skillet. Turn quesadillas from time to time for even browning.

Serving

Quesadillas can be presented whole or cut in half and served with sour cream.

Variations, Tips, Shortcuts

    Use precooked shrimp

Yields 4 servings