Shrimp Quesadillas Recipe

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Dwight Published: February 26, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Shrimp Quesadillas

Prepare a quick Mexican-style dinner with these shrimp quesadillas. Enjoy bites of crisp peppers, cheese, and plump shrimp in one tortilla-wrapped meal!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½cupsalsa,divided
  • 4flour tortillas,(10-inch)
  • ¼cupsweet onion,chopped
  • ¼cupgreen bell pepper,chopped
  • ¼cupred bell pepper,chopped
  • ¼cuptomato,chopped
  • 2tbspfresh cilantro,chopped
  • 2tbspfresh chives,chopped
  • ¼cupblack olives,sliced
  • 1cupshrimp,cooked, peeled
  • ½cupcheddar cheese,shredded
  • ¼cupsour cream


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for low heat.

  2. Spread 1 tablespoon of salsa on half of each tortilla. Distribute the onion, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, tomato, cilantro, chives, olives, and shrimp evenly among the tortillas.

  3. Sprinkle each with cheese, and fold tortillas in half to cover the filling.

  4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Place the filled tortillas directly on the grill. Cook for about 2 minutes per side, until cheese is melted and the tortilla has grill marks.

  5. Serve with remaining salsa and sour cream, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 301.54kcal
  • Fat: 13.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.65g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.69g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.68g
  • Fiber: 2.64g
  • Sugar: 4.44g
  • Protein: 15.69g
  • Cholesterol: 104.94mg
  • Sodium: 1048.05mg
  • Calcium: 276.83mg
  • Potassium: 293.84mg
  • Iron: 2.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 103.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.28mg
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