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Queso-Melt Shrimp Quesadilla


Queso-Melt Shrimp Quesadilla
This tasty recipe highlights classic Mexican flavors by using the restaurant-style Mexican cheese Queso-Melt, cilantro, poblano and jalapeño peppers, and lime—not to mention an added bonus of tequila!
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Ingredients
  1. 10 ounces raw shrimp, tails off
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 1 package Queso-Melt chunk, shredded
  4. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  5. 2 tablespoons tequila
  6. 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  7. 2 tablespoons chopped poblano peppers
  8. 2 tablespoons chopped jalapeño peppers
  9. 3 tablespoons diced tomatoes
  10. 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  11. 2 tablespoons lime juice
  12. Salt and pepper, to taste
  13. 4 tablespoons butter
  14. I large flour tortilla
Instructions
  1. In a large pan over medium medium heat, add olive oil allow to warm up. Add shrimp and cook 3 minutes.
  2. Add tequila and garlic, reduce heat to low, and cook for an additional 4 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heat and add onion, peppers, tomatoes, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Mix together.
  4. In another pan, heat butter on low until melted. Add tortilla. While tortilla is toasting, add two hearty scoops each of shredded Queso-Melt and the shrimp mixture to one half of tortilla surface.
  5. Fold tortilla over and toast on both sides until golden brown. Serve immediately.
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