Quick Shrimp Quesadillas

Quick Shrimp Quesadillas

How have you been managing?  Hang in there!  I have been dabbling with recipes, catching up with old colleagues and writing.   Reminding my mommies to schedule “me time” in there.  Sending you my thoughts and love.

In the meantime, I wanted to share a recipe with you.   I don’t know about you, but I have been exhausted trying to cook every day and keep it interesting and fun for the kids.  This is a quick, fun meal and uber-delicious.   Serve with fresh guacamole and chips.

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Yield: 3

Shrimp Quesadillas

Shrimp Quesadillas

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Colby Jack cheese
  • 3 tablespoons green onion
  • 3 tablespoons pimentos
  • 3 teaspoons cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 12 ounce cooked, peeled and deveined shrimp
  • Flour tortillas
  • Sour cream (optional)

Instructions

  1. Defrost shrimp in the microwave for 6 minutes.
  2. Then season the shrimp generously with Old Bay seasoning.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil to a skillet and then saute the shrimp.
  4. Once sauteed, place on a plate to the side.
  5. Add in a tablespoon of butter
  6. Place a tortilla in the butter.
  7. While the tortilla is browning, add in the shrimp, pimentos, green onion, cilantro and cheese.
  8. Make sure you have enough cheese.
  9. Place a second tortilla on top. Flip the tortillia when melted and brown.
  10. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  11. Serve with sour cream and fresh guacomole and chips. (optional)
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