Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

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Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

These creamy, cheesy enchiladas are made with shrimp that has been seasoned with Mexican flavors and roasted in the oven with peppers, onions, mushrooms, and LA MORENA® Sliced Jalapeno Peppers. The cheesy sauce has another kick of the Jalapeno Peppers in the sauce, along with a little of the brine from the pickled peppers.

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

When the boys were really young, I would make them a cheese enchilada that they absolutely loved. Back in that day, we ate a lot of vegetarian foods. Being raised by a vegetarian mom, it was something I would crave and still do actually! However, I also had a dad who was not vegetarian so I kind of had the best of both food worlds!

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

Now that the kids are grown, everyone’s taste buds have expanded and we all are fans of seafood. Especially when it is made with a ton of flavor like we have in these Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas!

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

Corn tortillas are the wrap of choice for these enchiladas however you can use flour tortillas in place of corn if you wish. We really love it with the corn though!

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

What really sets these enchiladas off though are the LA MORENA® Jalapeno Peppers. The flavor is absolutely out of this world and if you make this recipe, it will be essential that you use these peppers. They come whole or sliced. I bought the sliced and diced them up. You can do the same with the whole peppers also if you wish.

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

These enchiladas also won Grumpy over. I’m stoked because I heard him tell his dad when they were talking on the phone the other night about how rockin’ these were! For Grumpy to compliment enchiladas, that is a big accomplishment. He usually turns his nose up at anything enchilada.

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas

This recipe is perfect for Lent!

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas In Store Photo

Look for LA MORENA® products in your local Walmart. I found mine in the Hispanic foods aisle!

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas
Yield: 10 enchiladas

Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas with Cheesy Jalapeno Sauce

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Delicious creamy and cheesy Roasted Shrimp Enchiladas make a perfect meal for Cinco de Mayo!

Ingredients

For the Shrimp Filling:

  • 1 lb. raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup LA MORENA® Sliced Jalapenos, diced
  • 2 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon all purpose seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

for the Jalapeno Cream Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup LA MORENA® Sliced Jalapenos, diced
  • 1/4 cup LA MORENA® Sliced Jalapeno brine
  • 1 cup monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Remaining ingredients:

  • 10 corn tortillas
  • cooking spray

Instructions

Make the Shrimp Filling

  1. Toss shrimp with 3/4 teaspoon all purpose seasoning, 3/4 teaspoon dried cumin, and 1 teaspoon chili powder. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil until hot. Add 1 cup chopped mushrooms, 1/4 cup diced onions, 12 cup diced red bell pepper, 1/2 cup La Morena Sliced Jalapenos, and 2 large garlic cloves. Cook about 7 minutes, until mushrooms have released their water and onions are translucent. Remove from skillet.
  3. Over medium high heat, add remaining 1/2 tablespoon olive oil. Add shrimp mixture to skillet and cook until shrimp are translucent, approximately 5-7 minutes.

Make the Jalapeno Cream Sauce

  1. In a large saucepan, melt the 2 tablespoons butter until bubbly. Whisk in the 2 tablespoons all purpose flour, salt and pepper, and cook while, constantly whisking for about 1 minute.
  2. Whisk in 1-3/4 cup chicken broth, 1/2 cup diced jalapenos and 1/4 cup jalapeno brine, and continue to whisk and cook over medium heat until bubbly and begins to thicken.
  3. Add 1 cup monterey jack cheese to cream sauce and whisk and stir until melted.

Fill and Bake the Enchiladas

  1. Fill each tortilla with shrimp filling.
  2. Roll and lay seam side down in 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  3. Cover with Jalapeno Cream Sauce and Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, sprinkle with cilantro if desired, and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield

5

Serving Size

2 tortillas

Amount Per Serving Calories 373Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 148mgSodium 1301mgCarbohydrates 33gFiber 6gSugar 5gProtein 23g

Nutrition information is provided as a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.

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About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.

16 Comments

  1. Liz March 6, 2017 at 6:50 am - Reply

    Oh, my! So cheesy, spicy and delicious!!! I can’t wait to try your recipe!

  2. Adriana Lopez Martn March 6, 2017 at 3:41 pm - Reply

    You never go wrong with yummy enchiladas. Great idea to use shrimps for the filling. Thanks for participating in this shop ~ client

  3. Marla Meridith March 7, 2017 at 2:35 pm - Reply

    These enchiladas look wonderful!

  4. Jenni March 7, 2017 at 8:28 pm - Reply

    Wow! These enchiladas look so awesome!!

  5. Megan @ MegUnprocessed March 8, 2017 at 6:53 pm - Reply

    What a creative and flavorful dish!

  6. These look amazing! Love the sauce, and all the veggies! Huge yum!

  7. Lise March 9, 2017 at 7:52 pm - Reply

    Looks wonderful for a dinner party!

  8. Heather March 9, 2017 at 10:50 pm - Reply

    These look heavenly. I love that you added mushrooms and bell peppers!

  9. Brenda April 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm - Reply

    Just made these and the flavor is great but they were so spicy….we eat lots of spicy food but these we over the top. I will make it again but stuff pablano chilies with the mixture with half the jalapeño! Great flavor!

    • Shelby April 15, 2017 at 8:31 am - Reply

      Hi Brenda, I’m sorry these were too spicy for you. You can always reduce the amount of heat by cutting down on the jalapenos in the recipe. Thank you for trying this and making this as a stuffing for poblano chillies sounds delish!

  10. Brent April 20, 2017 at 8:29 pm - Reply

    I cut the jalapenos in half, but still found the heat excessive. My poor Irish-Scotch wife tried to pick out the jalapenos. I’ll most likely eat the leftovers over time. A few jalapenos would be nice. I’d probably go more with green chilies next time.

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  12. Mona Smith July 21, 2019 at 2:47 pm - Reply

    Not sure if people realized but the Jalapenos pictured are pickled. Is that what you used? We really like the tamed and have found them to be much less spicy.

    • Shelby Law Ruttan July 21, 2019 at 3:09 pm - Reply

      Yes, the jalapenos in the recipe are pickled and in the ingredients list I have included the specific brand I used. Thank you!

  13. Miriah October 19, 2019 at 9:05 am - Reply

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