Spicy Shrimp and Corn Quesadillas

Spicy Shrimp and Corn Quesadillas
Spicy Shrimp and Corn Quesadillas

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Prep time

15m

Total time

25m

Yields

6

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For easy, breezy summer-style quesadillas, just add shrimp - and a grill! In this recipe for Spicy Shrimp and Corn Quesadillas, fresh shrimp are chopped and mixed with sweet corn, spicy GOYA® Whole Jalapeño Peppers, scallions and cheese then cooked on a hot grill until charred and melted. These simple seafood quesadillas make backyard grilling fun and fancy!

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¾ cup

corn from 1 can (15 oz.) GOYA® Low Sodium Golden Corn, drained

3

GOYA® Whole Jalapeño Peppers, stemmed, seeded and chopped

½ cup

Manzanilla Olives stuffed with Minced Pimientos

Winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award for overall quality.*

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6 oz.

cooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined and coarsely chopped

tsp.

ground cumin

4

scallions, sliced

2 tsp.

freshly grated lime zest

2 cups

shredded Monterey jack cheese (about 8 oz.)

1 tbsp.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Winner of the ChefsBest® Excellence Award for overall quality.*

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GOYA® Salsa Pico de Gallo, for serving

Diced avocado, for serving

 

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Step 1

In large bowl, toss together corn, jalapeños, olives, shrimp, cumin, scallions, lime zest and cheese until combined. Evenly divide corn mixture among tortillas, spreading on half of tortilla (about ⅔ cup each). Fold tortillas in half.

Step 2

Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Brush grill grates with oil. Grill tortillas, flipping once, until tortillas are golden brown and cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Cut tortillas into wedges and serve with Pico de Gallo and avocado.

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Use up Leftover Corn

Put those leftover kernels of sweet GOYA® Low Sodium Golden Corn to good use! Some ideas: Stir into Pico de Gallo, sprinkle over salads, garnish gazpacho, or mix with GOYA® Beans, olive oil and spices for a quick bean salad.

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