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Cheesy, spicy and delicious Shrimp Enchiladas
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5 from 3 votes

Shrimp Enchiladas

Cheesy, creamy, and spicy Shrimp Enchiladas make a great weeknight meal. A packet of taco seasoning and canned enchilada sauce really cut down on prep time.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 215kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 sweet onion, diced
  • kernels from 1 ear of corn
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 (1.25-ounce) package medium taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Colby Jack cheese
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 (10-ounce) cans red enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Cilantro for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and coat a 13×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add red pepper, onion, corn, and jalapeno. Cook, stirring constantly until tender. Add garlic and shrimp. Cook for 2 minutes. Add taco seasoning and continue to cook until shrimp are just cooked through. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in green chilies, sour cream, and Colby Jack cheese.
  • Heat corn tortillas in microwave on high for 30-40 seconds, until warm.
  • Spoon shrimp mixture down center of each tortilla, roll tortilla up, and place seam side down in baking dish.
  • Pour enchilada sauce over tortillas and top with Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.


Calories: 215kcal