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Recipe: Perfect Cajun Shrimp Enchiladas

Cajun Shrimp Enchiladas – This recipe is best for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Cajun Shrimp Enchiladas using 15 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Cajun Shrimp Enchiladas

  1. You need 4 Lbs of Shrimp (raw, peeled, and deveined).
  2. It’s 1 of Onion (diced).
  3. It’s 3 cloves of Garlic (minced).
  4. You need 2 Tbs of Jalapeños.
  5. You need 6 Tbs of Butter.
  6. It’s 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour.
  7. Prepare 3 Cup of Chicken Broth.
  8. Prepare 10 Oz of can Tomatoes (diced).
  9. You need 3 Tbs of Cajun Seasoning.
  10. Prepare 1 tsp of Chili Powder.
  11. You need 1/2 tsp of Cayenne Pepper.
  12. Prepare 1/2 tsp of Garlic Powder.
  13. Prepare 1 pkg of Cream cheese (8 Oz).
  14. Prepare 1 lb of Monterey Jack Cheese (grated).
  15. It’s 10 of large Tortillas.

Cajun Shrimp Enchiladas Instructions

  1. In a large Skillet, saute onion, garlic, and jalapeno in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually stir in broth until a nice Roux is formed.
  2. Bring to a slow boil, reduce heat and add the shrimp, tomatoes, and seasonings. When shrimp is starting to turn slightly pink, stirring cream cheese and shredded cheese and cook until melted
  3. Remove approximately 2 cups and set aside for later as a topping.
  4. Spoon approximately three quarter cup down the center of each tortilla. Fold ends and roll up. Place on baking sheets lined with parchment paper, ensure a small space between each tortilla. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes
  5. Plate enchiladas, and spoon some of the mixture that was set aside on top.