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shrimp quesadillas

Shrimp Quesadillas

A flavorful mixture of shrimp, spinach, mushrooms, and cheese in flour or corn tortillas
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 2


  • knife
  • cutting board
  • spatula
  • saute pan


  • 12 oz shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 4 each tortillas
  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • Add oil to a skillet on medium-high heat. Saute the mushrooms and spinach until they soften
  • Next, add the shrimp and season with chili powder and salt. Saute until the shrimp fully cooks (about 3 to 5 minutes). Remove the shrimp mixture from the skillet
  • Carefully wipe down the skillet with a paper towel to remove any excess residue. Then, heat some butter in the pan on low to medium heat. Place a tortilla in the skillet and then layer the ingredients: cheese, shrimp mixture.
  • Top with a little more cheese and the top layer tortilla. Let the bottom tortilla crisp up for about 2 minutes, then flip the quesadilla to toast the other side
  • Remove the quesadilla from the skillet and slice it into quarters. Serve with your choice of toppings such as pico de gallo, sour cream, or quacamole. Eat and enjoy!