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Corn and Crab Quesadillas

Daly's picture
My younger sister Galy loves this corn and crab quesadillas recipe very much. She is crazy about cooking. When she comes home during holidays,she generally cook this Mexican dish. It is very delicious and my whole family enjoys it.You must try this corn and crab quesadillas recipe.
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Whole kernel corn 11 Ounce (canned)
  Sliced green onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (5 medium sized)
  Diced pimientos 2 Ounce (drained)
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (cayenne)
  Chopped cooked crabmeat/Imitation crabmeat 1 Pound (2 cups)
  Sun-dried tomato/Spinach-cilantro flavored flour tortillas, 8 to 10 inch 6
  Sun dried tomato/Spinach-cilantro flavored flour tortillas 6 (8 to 10 inch)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Sour cream 1 Tablespoon (if desired)
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (fresh)
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (fresh, if desired)

1. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, corn, cilantro, onions, pimientos, pepper and red pepper. Fold in crabmeat. Spread 2/3 cup of the crabmeat mixture over each tortilla; fold tortilla in half, pressing lightly. Brush both sides of each tortilla with butter.
2. In 12-inch skillet, cook 3 tortillas at a time over medium-high heat about 5 minutes, turning once, until light brown. Garnish with sour cream and cilantro.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Holiday, Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 385 Calories from Fat 222

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.8%

Saturated Fat 13.5 g67.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 132.5 mg44.2%

Sodium 1619.6 mg67.5%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 27 g54.9%

Vitamin A 48.2% Vitamin C 48.9%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 12.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


The.Tortilla.Guy's picture
I hope you were using Tumaro's tortillas for this !!!! The Tortilla Guy
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Wonderful Corn and Crab Quesadillas Recipe . Really quesadillas is the most interesting dish from Mexican Cuisine.I like mexican cuisine for their decoration style. Thanks for sharing this nice quesadillas recipe.
Corn And Crab Quesadillas Recipe