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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 193771
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"Quick and delicious."

veggiemama 193769
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2013

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

Butcher2boy 181045
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2013

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

scrat127win 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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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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