Shrimp quesadillas with nectarines

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Makes

4 Servings

Shrimp quesadillas with nectarines

Shrimp quesadillas with nectarines recipe Photo by Roberto Caruso

Take the season's ripest, juiciest nectarines to tasty new heights with this delicious seafood quesadilla.


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 450 g frozen raw shrimp , thawed and peeled
  • 1/2 red onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove , minced
  • 1 red bell pepper , thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 2 nectarines , unpeeled, cut into thin wedges
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 4 10-in. tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar

Instructions

  • HEAT a large non-stick pan over medium-high. Add 1 tsp oil, then shrimp. Cook until shrimp turns pink, about 1 min per side. Transfer to a medium bowl.
  • ADD remaining 1 tsp oil to same pan. Add onion and garlic. Cook until onion is soft, about 2 min. Add red pepper and chili flakes. Cook until peppers are tender-crisp, 1 to 2 min. Transfer mixture to bowl with shrimp and stir in nectarines, cilantro and lime juice.
  • WIPE pan clean and return to stovetop. Lay a tortilla in frying pan. Scatter a quarter of each shrimp mixture and cheese over half a tortilla. Fold tortilla to enclose filling. Cook until underside is golden, about 2 min. Then flip and continue until other side is golden, about 2 more min. Repeat with remaining tortillas and fillings.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 431,
  • Protein
  • 30 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41 g,
  • Fat
  • 17 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 694 mg.