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Shrimp Quesadillas


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This Shrimp Quesadillas is a bit of work, but worth the effort. Use as an appetizer or side dish.

6 large 9 to 10 inch) flour tortillas
1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
1 1/2 cups jack cheese, shredded
3/4 pound zucchini, shredded
3/4 cup kernel corn (from 1 cob, frozen, or canned)
2 green onions sliced or 1/4 cup brown onion chopped fine
3/4 pound shrimp, pealed and deveined
cloves garlic, chopped3
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil

  1. Layout 6 tortillas.
  2. Mix both cheeses. Divide in half.
  3. Sprinkle half of the cheese evenly on one side only of 6 tortillas, set other half aside.
  4. Add zucchini, corn, and onions.
  5. Sprinkle remaining half of the cheese evenly over vegetables.
  6. Clean shrimp, remove tails, place in bowl.
  7. Add to shrimp, garlic, cumin, paprika, cayenne, lemon juice, olive oil and mix gently.
  8. Place shrimp in frying pan and fry about three minutes until done, stirring about half way through.
  9. Course chop shrimp and sprinkle on top of cheese.
  10. Fold uncovered half of tortilla onto covered half to close.
  11. Heat large frying pan or cooking grate.
  12. Place quesadillas on pan/grate about a minute, turn and heat the other side another minute, until both sides are browned.
  13. Remove quesadillas from heat and cut each into 3 to 5 wedges.
  14. Serve.

Makes 6 servings.

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