Fried shrimp with creamy sauce

To prepare this authentic Mexican you need first, the desire to cook something tasty and unusual, and secondly, some ingredients, namely:

500 g medium shrimp, peeled;

2 tablespoons olive oil;

salt and ground black pepper to taste;

2 cloves garlic, minced;

1 small onion, diced;

2 cups shredded green cabbage;

1 carrot, peeled and grated ;

3 cups of spinach;

2 tablespoons of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce;

1/4 teaspoon oregano;

1/2 teaspoon Cayenne pepper;

12 corn tortillas (15-cm);

2 cups Monterey Jack cheese.

For the creamy sauce

2 tablespoons unsalted butter;

2 tablespoons flour;

1.5 cups chicken broth;

3/4 Cup of sour cream;

2 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped;

1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder;

salt and ground black pepper to taste;

1/4 Cup chopped fresh cilantro.

Note: 1 Cup = 200 ml 1 Cup = 250 ml

1. Cook shrimp


Fry shrimp, to do this, drizzle with olive oil, season with salt, pepper and spread on a baking sheet with non-stick coating or covered with baking paper.


Fry for 6-8 minutes in a preheated oven to 180° C.


When shrimp has cooled, you need to chop them up, not small and not large.

2. Prepare a cream sauce


Melt butter.


Add flour.


Add chicken broth and stir.


Add sour cream and stir.


While stirring, add garlic powder, salt, ground black pepper and chopped green chilli.


At the very end add the chopped cilantro and remove the sauce from heat.

3. Prepare the filling of shrimp

Fry a little garlic and onions.


Then add rest of the ingredients: cabbage, carrot, spinach, chipotle peppers, Cayenne pepper and oregano. Fry quite a bit until the spinach will not flounder.


Now add shrimp, stir and our filling is ready.

4.Wrap in tortillas, pour sauce and bake


The final touch: put the filling in tortillas and wrap. Put the whole thing in the form, greased with butter, pour half of the cream sauce and bake 20 minutes in a preheated 180° C oven. Serve with the remaining sauce, decorated with greens.

Buen profit, man!

By the way, if you decide to cook this dish for guests or his girlfriend, then believe me, you will make an impression, and in order to put on the blades of those who will buy this dish, know that it is called: roasted shrimp enchiladas with creamy jalapeno sauce. We did not write that word in the title, not to scare you, foreign words, which are actually not so terrible: enchilada — corn tortilla, jalapeno — green chili peppers. Well, if you have a question, what is chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, this smoked red jalapeno, not in all supermarkets you can buy, but there (if is possible without it, and so there is enough hot peppers).

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