7/15/18 O&A NYC FOOD/SUNDAY BRUNCH: The Best Shrimp Quesadillas

Shrimp Quesadillas are a tasty mixture of spicy shrimp, sautéed onions & bell peppers, garlic, and melted cheese crisped in a tortilla. These quesadillas are simple and a delicious way to enjoy shrimp! 

Ingredients
1 pound uncooked medium shrimp peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup onion chopped
1/2 cup bell pepper chopped
2 cloves garlic minced
2 tablespoons taco seasoning or 1 tablespoon chili powder   
1/2 teaspoon EACH garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, paprika, ground cumin, salt, black pepper
1-2 cups melting cheese mozzarella, cheddar, Mexican blend or Monterey Jack
6-8 Medium flour tortillas

Instructions
1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet or pan. Add the chopped onion, bell pepper, and   garlic to the pan. Cook for 1 minute or until tender.

2. Add the shrimp and taco seasoning and cook for another 1-2 minutes or until shrimp    begins to turn pink.

3. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and rinse and whip down the pan with a paper towel. .

4. Return the pan to the heat and spray cooking spray or brush with about 1 teaspoon vegetable oil.

5. Place a tortilla in the pan and sprinkle cheese on one side of the tortilla. Spoon about 5 to 6 shrimp or enough to cover with another sprinkle of cheese. Fold tortilla in half.

6. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden and crispy. Repeat for reaming tortillas.

7. Serve with Sour cream, salsa, or guacamole.

Shrimp Quesadillas

 

 

 

 

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