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A platter of grilled quesadillas with shrimp and corn
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5 from 2 votes

Grilled Corn and Shrimp Quesadillas

Fire up the grill for easy quesadillas stuffed with grilled corn and marinated shrimp. The grilled corn makes all the difference for this light and simple dinner that everyone will love.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn, shrimp
Servings: 6
Calories: 362kcal


  • 6 scallions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb Pre-cooked shrimp cooked and peeled
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 6-8 to flour tortillas
  • 8 ounces pepper jack cheese shredded
  • 2 ears corn grilled


  • To grill corn, rub with a little butter and salt and pepper and wrap each ear in foil. Place on medium-high heat of grill. Cook for about 30 minutes or until done, rotating every 5-10 minutes. The corn should be a little brown. Let cool and remove from ear.
  • Place whole scallions on grill and cook for 5 minutes until browned. Let cool and slice.
  • Place pre-cooked shrimp in a bowl and add lime zest, juice, and seasonings. Toss to combine.
  • Place tortilla on flat surface and on half of the tortilla, add cheese, shrimp mixture, scallions and corn. Fold in half and carefully place on the grill. Let cook until cheese has melted turning once.
  • Serve with guacamole.


You can pre-cook the corn wrapped in plastic wrap in the microwave and place on the grill for the last few minutes if you're in a hurry.


Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 224mg | Sodium: 5721mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 598IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 439mg | Iron: 3mg