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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Shrimp & Crab Layered Enchiladas

I pretty much make 99.9% of the recipes Meagan posts on her blog, A Zesty Bite. Do my pictures look as pretty? Heck no! But this girl can cook! I've been trying to find easy ways to add more seafood to our diets and I've had a hankering for shrimp lately. We had my parents over for dinner the night I made these enchiladas and they were a huge hit! And I loved how easy they were to make. 

1 tbsp olive oil
1lb shrimp, peeled, and cut in half
8oz chopped or shredded crab
1 15oz can red enchilada sauce
2 tbsp light sour cream
1 medium onion, diced
3/4 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
10 corn tortillas
Green onions to garnish

1. In a large pan, cook the onions in the olive oil until soft
2. Add in the shrimp and cook until the shrimp are a pink color
3. Remove from heat and stir in the crab meat
4. Combine all cheeses in a bowl
5. In a separate bowl, whisk together the sour cream and enchilada sauce
6. In a large casserole dish, pour 1/4 cup enchilada sauce in the bottom and top with 3 corn tortillas (you may tear them in half).
7. Top with 1 cup shrimp/crab/onion mix, 1/2 cup enchilada sauce, and 3/4 cup of the cheese mixture
8. Top with corn tortillas and repeat the steps above with 2 more layers. You should end up with the sauce and cheese on top (you can really just layer how you want!)
9. Top with chopped green onions
10. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees 
11. Enjoy!


Unknown said...

Aww you are too sweet. I wish I wasn't 2 hours away or I would make a BUNCH of meals and send them your way before the baby arrives.

Meghan @ More from Meg said...

YUM!! That looks soooo good! :)

It's Sooo Fluffy said...

Oh my goodness this sounds sooo good!

Claire Beeks said...

Those look good! Just popped over to her site, I need to check it out!

Haha random comment, at the bottom of this page there was a link to your 13 week page...and you had NO belly at all! The miracle of human growth!! Love you cuz!

Jenna DeSantis said...


This looks absolutely delectable. I love enchiladas and I love crab. YUM! Definitely making these for my family- thanks for sharing :)


Angela W. said...

These look amazing! Will definitely be making soon!

Erin LFF said...

Sounds and looks delish! I've sloooowly started to like seafood, so I might just try this recipe!! ;)

Jenny said...

Looks amazing! I love anything with crab in it.

Kathrin@shopschoolsleep said...

omg!! can you make some and ship it to me please? hahaha

Unknown said...

UM this looks so good! Pinning now! You've surely sucked me in with your mexican dishes!

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