Sunday, February 6, 2011

Shrimp and Crab Quesadillas

Welp, it is Superbowl Sunday and as any good American we are sitting in front of the TV, stuffing our faces with fattening food and having a great time. One of the "finger" foods I made is a Shrimp and Crab Quesadillas. Someone gave this recipe to me, but I made just a few changes to it. They were yummmy!!!

8 oz cooked shrimp
8 oz lump crab meat
1/2 cup fresh corn kernels, I used frozen
1/2 cup pico de gallo
1 small can chiles
1 1/2 cup each shredded pepper jack and cheddar cheese
2 tsp crushed red pepper
2 tsp garlic
salt and pepper
6 8 inch flour tortillas

In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except for the cheese. *Note* depending on the ingredients used, this could be a bit watery, so make sure you have drained the shrimp/crab prior to mixing in the bowl. Top 3 of the tortillas with some of the 2 cheeses (about 3/4 cup) and about 3/4 cup of the mixture. Place the remaining tortillas on top. Cook quesadilla in a non-stick skillet over medium heat until browned (3 - 4 minutes), flip and cook 3 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Cut into wedges.

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