Lobster Quesadilla with Mango Salsa

Lobster Quesadilla with Mango Salsa

Lobster can elevate any dish from classic to the divine. The quesadilla is a popular street food in Mexican cuisine and traditionally made with cheese, beef, or chicken. But not all quesadillas are created equal. By stuffing them full of rich buttery lobster and topping with a sweet tropical mango salsa, this street food is taken from a late night delight to a beachside retreat in a single bite. The lobster quesadilla will be a hit for dinnertime!

Lobster Quesadilla
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Lobster Quesadilla with Mango Salsa

Lobster can elevate any dish from classic to the divine. The quesadilla is a popular street food in Mexican cuisine and traditionally made with cheese, beef, or chicken. But not all quesadillas are created equal. By stuffing them full of rich buttery lobster and topping with a sweet tropical mango salsa, this street food is taken from a late night delight to a beachside retreat in a single bite.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword lobster quesadilla
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 689 kcal
Author Chef Rhadia

Ingredients

Quesadillas:

  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ cup red onion
  • ¼ cup red pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 12 ounces cooked chopped lobster meat
  • 1 cup Monterey jack cheese
  • 2 medium flour tortillas

Mango Salsa:

  • 1 cup mango
  • ¼ cup red onion
  • ¼ cup red pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

Directions

  1. In a saute pan, add one tablespoon extra virgin olive oil and one tablespoon of butter. Next, add the red onion, red pepper, garlic, and salt and saute over medium heat until vegetables are semi-tender, about three minutes. Add chopped lobster meat to onion mixture and cook to heat through about one minute. Place in a medium-sized bowl and set aside. Wipe the saute pan clean with a paper towel. Add the remaining tablespoon of olive oil to the saute pan and heat on medium temperature.
  2. Lay out tortillas on cutting board and put the Monterey jack cheese on one half of each tortilla. Top with lobster mixture and fold the tortilla over. Place back into the pan and cook for three to four minutes on each side until golden brown.

Mango Salsa:

  1. Finely dice the mango, red onion, and red pepper and toss together in a medium-sized bowl. Finely chop the cilantro and add to the mango mixture. Lastly, add lime juice and salt and mix until fully incorporated. Serve on the side of the lobster quesadillas. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Lobster Quesadilla with Mango Salsa
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 689 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40g 62%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 281mg 94%
Sodium 2009mg 84%
Potassium 707mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 16g
Protein 46g 92%
Vitamin A 54.2%
Vitamin C 103.7%
Calcium 60.5%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 



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