Crisp Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

These versatile crisp shrimp quesadilla can be cut into wedges to make a really mouthwatering appetizer, in which case one or two wedges per person should be sufficient. Alternatively, if you want to serve bigger portions as an entree, you can serve them whole.These quesadillas are assembled before being fried on both side, unlike some other Mexican recipes where the tortillas are warmed and then the ingredients are added.

This would be the case with a fajita recipe, for example.

Crispy Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

Serve these flavorful shrimp quesadillas just as they are or with some sauce, guacamole, or sour cream on the side, so that people can help themselves to whichever they like.

Quesadillas are one of the best loved Mexican recipes because they are so easy to make yet so satisfying and versatile.

The onion tops add flavor to these cheese and shrimp quesadillas, the addition of fresh herbs is very Mexican, and you can choose from either cilantro or parsley.

This recipe for shrimp quesadilla only has five ingredients, which does not sound like much but you can make a quesadilla with just a tortilla and a slice of cheese.

Quesadillas are to Mexicans what grilled cheese sandwiches are to us.

Melted cheese is delicious but you need some kind of bread wrapped around it so you can eat it.

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Easy Shrimp Quesadillas

(Serves 16 as an Appetizer or 4 as a Main Course)

 Crisp Shrimp Quesadillas Ingredients -

  1. ½ cup cooked shrimp, coarsely chopped
  2. 4 flour tortillas
  3. 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese
  4. 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro or parsley
  5. ¼ cup green onion tops, thinly sliced

Spicy Shrimp Quesadillas Preparation:

Sprinkle half of each tortilla with cheese, onions, shrimp and cilantro or parsley.

Fold the tortillas in half and cook them in a lightly greased skillet over a medium heat until they are golden brown all over.

Cut each tortilla into 4 wedges to serve.

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Crisp shrimp quesadilla recipe

You can see in the picture how tempting the warm, golden brown tortillas look and how the cheese and crispy shrimp mixture oozes out.

This is a very attractive looking Mexican recipe and it is incredibly simple to make too.

There are lots of quesadilla varieties but if you love seafood, why not make these cheesy shrimp quesadillas?

They are bursting with flavor and the textures are amazing - the crunchy onions, soft shrimp, and melted cheese go together beautifully and this delicious Mexican recipe only takes about five minutes to make.

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  4. Shrimp Cheese Spread with Coconut