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Baja Shrimp Quesadillas
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Baja Shrimp Quesadillas

Serve shrimp and cheese-filled quesadillas for an easy dinner or as party appetizers topped with Mango and Pineapple Salsa.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 20m

    Cook Time

  • 356

    Calories

  • 9

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

6

Servings

  • 3 tablespoons oil, divided
  • 1 pound small shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 package McCormick® Zesty Garlic Shrimp Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese, divided Substitutions available
    • shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 3 flour tortillas, 10-inch

Instructions

  • Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add shrimp, bell pepper and Seasoning Mix; cook and stir 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Add avocado, cilantro and lime juice; stir gently until blended. Remove from skillet; set aside. Clean skillet.

  • For each quesadilla, sprinkle 1/3 cup cheese over half of 1 tortilla. Top with 1/3 of the shrimp mixture; fold over.

  • Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in skillet on medium heat. Add 1 quesadilla; cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining quesadillas. Cut into wedges to serve.

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