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Super-Quick Shrimp & Green Chili Quesadillas Recipe

Super-Quick Shrimp & Green Chili Quesadillas Recipe

If I am really short on time, I head to the grocery store for prepared guacamole. Swap in shredded rotisserie chicken for shrimp for another fun option. —Angie Ressa, Cheney, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1-3/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup peeled and deveined cooked small shrimp
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the cheese, shrimp, green chilies and green onions. Place half of the tortillas on a greased griddle; sprinkle with cheese mixture. Top with remaining tortillas. Cook over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mash avocado with salsa and garlic salt. Serve with quesadillas. Yield: 4 servings (1/2 cup guacamole).

Reviews for Super-Quick Shrimp & Green Chili Quesadillas

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 193771
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"quick and delicious."

veggiemama User ID: 4640590 193769
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2013

"Very quick and simple to make yet very tasty!"

Butcher2boy User ID: 6390217 181045
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2013

"Absolutely quick and a great way to use up any type of left-over meat."

scrat127win User ID: 6134159 198223
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2012

"Loved it! Would try it with rotisserie chicken just to get a different taste. My husband wants it again soon!"

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Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.