Easy Shrimp Quesadilla Recipe
This quesadilla with shrimp has cheesy layers, slightly spiced shrimp, and a crispy tortilla to hold it all together.
For spiced shrimp: – 1 tsp. avocado oil – 16 oz. raw shrimp, roughly chopped (shells and tails removed) – 1/2 tsp. sea salt – 1/2 tsp. cumin – 1/4 tsp. oregano – 1/8 tsp. smoked paprika – pinch cayenne pepper (optional) – 1 Tbsp. honey For quesadillas: – 4 flour tortillas (burrito size) – 12 oz. shredded Mexican cheese (more if needed) – fresh toppings (salsa, shredded lettuce, sour cream, etc.)
How to Make Shrimp Quesadilla
Make spiced shrimp
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat and add chopped shrimp. Season with sea salt, cumin, oregano, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, and honey.
Place tortilla in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle cheese on one half of the tortilla. Spoon shrimp over the cheese and add another layer of cheese.
Fold tortilla over the fillings and cook for a few minutes on side until cheese is melty and tortillas are golden brown.
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