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Seafood Enchiladas with Cherry Tomato Salsa

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Category: Seafood, Mexican, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Butter or margarine
  • 1 lb Medium shrimp, peeled and
  • Deveined
  • 6 oz Bay or calico scallops
  • 6 oz Cooked crabmeat


2 tb Butter or margarine
1/4 c Flour
3/4 c Milk
3/4 c Reduced fat sour cream
1/3 c Sliced scallions
1/3 c Minced cilantro
1 Can chopped green chilies
6 oz Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
6 oz Cheddar cheese, shredded
12 6 inch corn tortillas,
Warmed according to package
Cherry Tomato Salsa or
Bottled red or green salsa

1 pt Cherry tomatoes
1/3 c Red onion, chopped
1/3 c Minced cilantro
2 tb Fresh lime juice
1 tb Minced jalapeno pepper
1/2 ts Salt

Very lightly grease a 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Melt butter in a 4-quart
saucepan over medium heat. Stir in shrimp and scallops and cook, stirring
often, 2 to 3 minutes until shrimp are pink and scallops appear opaque.
Cover, remove from heat and let stand 3 minutes until shrimp and scallops
are opaque at centers. Add crabmeat and stir to mix. Strain over a 2 cup
measure to reserve liquid. (You should have about 2/3 cup.) Place seafood
in a medium bowl.

SAUCE: In same saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour until
blended. Cook, stirring with whisk, about 2 minutes. Add milt to reserved
shellfish liquid, then whisk into saucepan. Cook, stirring often, 4 to 5
minutes until smooth and thick as pudding. Remove from heat; whisk in sour
cream. Stir 1 cup sauce into seafood, Stir in scallions, cilantro and

TO ASSEMBLE: Toss cheeses together. For each enchilada, spoon 1/3 cup
seafood mixture down center of a warm tortilla and sprinkle with 2
tablespoons cheese mixture. Roll up tortilla and place seam side down in
prepared baking dish, fitting enchiladas close together. Spoon on remaining
sauce. Cover titgtly with foil. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Bake enchiladas,
covered, 30 to 35 minutes until hot. Remove foil, sprinkle with remaining
cheese and bake 5 minutes more or until cheese melts.

SALSA: Mix everything together and refrigerate up to 2 days

typed by jessann :)

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