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.
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