Pepper Spicy Shrimp Quesadillas

Ingredients

  • 1-2 hot peppers, seeded & minced
  • 2 small sweet peppers
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp peanut or coconut oil
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb. shrimp, de-veined & peeled
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup Jack cheese, grated
  • handful of cilantro
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • couple spoonfuls of sour cream

Steps

  1. Heat oil in skillet to med high.
  2. Saute peppers & shallots till tender.
  3. Chop shrimp into rough pieces & toss in a bowl with sugar, salt & lime juice.
  4. Add shrimp to the skillet & cook 2-3 minutes till pink.
  5. Assemble quesadillas by layering one tortilla, then shrimp mix, then cheese, then another tortilla. Press down to help stick.
  6. Either over the grill or in a dry skillet, med heat brown tortilla till crispy, flip with large spatula, & brown other side.
  7. Remove from heat to cutting board.
  8. Cut into 6 wedges using a pizza cutter or by rocking a chef’s knife across it.
  9. Serve with cilantro & sour cream.

Serves: 4-6

Credit: Camille Van Sant