Shrimp, Poblano Quesadillas

READY IN: 35mins




  • Remove seeds from the roasted peppers.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over med. high heat. Add shrimp and salt.
  • Cook shrimp for 1 minute, turn over for 30 sec. and remove from the pan.
  • Add the garlic to the skillet and cook for 30 sec. add yellow pepper and cook 30 sec.
  • Add flour and cayenne, cook 1 minute.
  • Whisk in half and half, then milk and cook 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat add half of the cheese and stir to melt.
  • Divide into half.
  • Remove half to a med. bowl and add shrimp (except reserve 3-4 for each tortilla), cilantro and lime juice. Toss together.
  • Heat a flat griddle.
  • On a cutting board or plate, put the other quarter of the cheese mixture from the pan divided, onto half of the two tortillas.
  • Place a layer of roasted pablanos over the cheese mixture.
  • Put half of the shrimp mixture on each of the tortillas and add the remaining cheese.
  • Fold over the blank half of the tortilla over the stuffing.
  • Place onto heated, oiled griddle for 3-4 minutes until crisp.
  • Turn over and another 3-4 minutes on the other side.
  • Serve on a plate with a little of the remaining cheese sauce and 3-4 whole shrimp on the top.