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we carry many additional items to complete and complement your favorite recipe such as:
- Select Fresh   
- Fresh Breads
- Fresh Chips &
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    (by the sheet)
- Seafood Utensils
and more.....

  Grilled Shrimp and Cheese Quesadillas
  • These quesadillas have to be one of my new favorites!
  • The first couple of these you make will be a little tricky but after that, it's a breeze.
  • Be sure to use lots of cheese to hold the shrimp
  • Have everything ready before you put the first tortilla on the grill

  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 pound 70 to 90 count shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound chihuahua cheese, shredded
  • 1 package (12ct) large flour tortillas, burrito size

Shrimp marinade

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano

Pico de Gallo

  • Combine all marinade ingredients in food processor or blender until smooth. Add shrimp, marinate for 30 minutes or more at room temperature.
  • Grill shrimp in a perforated grill pan on a hot grill about 5 minutes, stirring often. Remove from the grill.
  • Brush butter on tortillas. Place tortillas on medium grill(start with a couple at a time), cover with shredded cheese and shrimp. Cook until lightly toasted, top with remaining tortillas and carefully flip to the other side. Two large spatulas work best. Cook until toasted, remove from grill. Cut each tortilla into quarters. Serve with pico de gallo.
  • Makes 6 large quesadillas. Enjoy!
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