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Cinco de Mayo recipe: Shrimp scampi quesadillas
Enjoy a lightning-fast shrimp scampi recipe and bring it to life with even more flavor in our enhanced quesadilla version.
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Ingredients

3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 cloves garlic, grated
½ cup white wine
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon chives, snipped
1 tablespoon cilantro, chopped
Zest of 1 lemon
16 ounces salad shrimp (pat dry)
Dash red pepper flakes (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
2 burrito sized flour tortillas
1 ½ cups shredded cheese

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Step 1

Melt butter in large skillet. Add garlic; sauté for 30 seconds.

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Step 2

Add wine and lemon juice; simmer until sauce has thickened.

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Step 3

Add chives, cilantro and lemon zest. Sauté for about 1 minute.

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Step 4

Add shrimp and mix until well-combined and warmed through.

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Step 5

Sprinkle red pepper flakes; salt and pepper if needed. Set aside.

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Step 6

Heat double griddle (or large pan) and cover with spray butter. Place tortilla in pan. Sprinkle half grated cheese on one side of each tortilla.

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Step 7

Divide and layer with shrimp. Top with remaining cheese.

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Step 8

Fold over and flip if needed. Cook until golden. Transfer to a plate. Let cool for a minute or two. Cut into 4 wedges. Serve with fixings such as guacamole, pico de gallo and sour cream.

(Elizabeth Carrion/Fox News Latino)

Cinco de Mayo recipe: Shrimp scampi quesadillas

Enjoy a lightning-fast shrimp scampi recipe and bring it to life with even more flavor in our enhanced quesadilla version.

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