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Shrimp Quesadillas

Fabulous Tex-Mex Appetizer


Cheese Filling:
1/2 pound shredded cheddar 
1/2 pound shredded jack 
2 onuces diced green chilis
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup cream cheese, cut in small cubes

1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 pound shrimp pieces
1/2 onion, julienne
1 red bell pepper, julienne
2 ounce tequila
2 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Sour cream
Avocado slices
Lime Wedges


Cheese Filling:
Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined into a ball like mixture.
The cream cheese will bind the cheese together, creating a great cheese stuffing.

Cooking Shrimp:
Heat a large skillet, add olive oil, shrimp, onion, peppers, heat through...
Flame with Tequila... allow flames to subside
Add soy sauce, cilantro and lime juice, set aside.

Assemble the Quesadillas:
Top a flour tortilla with cheese mixture, top with shrimp mixture, top with another tortilla.
Rub the top of the tortillas with soft butter.

Butter side down on a 350-degree griddle until golden brown, about 3-5 minutes
flip and cook on second side until cheese is hot in center.

Cut quesadillas into quarters, garnish with sour cream, avocado and fresh cilantro.
Serve with lime wedges.

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