Shrimp Quesadillas with Mango SalsaFrom shandy 9 years ago
- mango Salsa: shopping list
- 2 mangoes, diced shopping list
- 1 fresh jalapeno chile, stemmed, seeded, and finely diced shopping list
- 1/2 medium-size red onion, diced shopping list
- 1 T. freshly squeezed lime juice shopping list
- 1/4 t. salt shopping list
- 1/4 c. bottled Thai-style chili sauce shopping list
- 2 cloves garlic, minced shopping list
- 2 T. chopped fresh cilantro shopping list
- Quesadillas Ingredients: shopping list
- 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined shopping list
- 1 t. salt shopping list
- 1/4 t. cayenne pepper shopping list
- 2 T. olive oil shopping list
- 1 medium-size yellow onion, sliced shopping list
- Dash of worcestershire sauce shopping list
- Dash of hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco shopping list
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch slices shopping list
- salt and freshly ground black pepper shopping list
- 8 (8-inch-diameter) flour tortillas shopping list
- 2 c. shredded monterey jack cheese shopping list
How to make it
- To make the Salsa: Combine the mango, jalapeno, onion, lime juice, salt, chili sauce, garlic, and cilantro in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or until ready to serve.
- To make the Quesadillas: Rub the shrimp evenly with salt and cayenne. In a large saute pan, spray with a non-stick cooking spray and set over medium-high heat, saute the shrimp 1 to 3 minutes, until they curl and turn pink. Remove the shrimp from the heat and set aside in a large bowl.
- In a separate saute pan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce and saute about 5 minutes. Add the bell pepper and continue cooking about 5 minutes longer, until the onions are brown and caramelized. Remove the onion mixture from the heat and stir in salt and pepper to taste.
- Coat a griddle or large saute pan with cooking spray or a thin layer of olive oil and place it over medium-high heat. Once the griddle is hot, arrange 2 tortillas in a single layer. Sprinkle 1/2 c. cheese evenly over each. In another large saute pan or if there is room on the griddle, arrange 2 more tortillas and divide the shrimp mixture among them. Once the cheese has melted, flip the cheese tortillas over onto the shrimp tortillas, making 2 quesadillas. If you don't have enough room on the griddle or on the stove top to work with 2 pans simultaneously, wait until the cheese has melted on the first 2 tortillas, top the cheese with the shrimp mixture, and then cover with the other two tortillas. Cook them, flipping occasionally, until they are golden brown and crispy on both sides, about 5 minutes total. Repeat for the remaining tortillas and filling. Cut the quesadillas into quarters and transfer them to serving plates. Serve immediately with the mango salsa.
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These sound and look very tasty! Thank you Shandy! Your on a roll posting recipes!michellem in Idaho loved it
ohhhh my goodness, Shandy, did you have to post this recipe? i AM ON A DIET! AND I AM HUNGRY! i should thank you for sharing, so i will, being a polite person *gg* - but if i break my diet tonight, i'll hold you personally responsible! hugs to you, ...morekochhexe in Butzbach loved it
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