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Tryall Club-Jamaica

Tryall Club-Jamaica

Tryall Club-Jamaica I love to travel. Whenever I start to plan my next trip, there are two things that are deciding factors; food and the beach. My most recent trip was to Jamaica, and it was my second time visiting the island. I won’t even […]

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

How to make the best salmon cakes!

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!

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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.

 

Arugula with Watermelon, Feta, and Pomegranate Molasses

Arugula with Watermelon, Feta, and Pomegranate Molasses

Learn to make this delicious arugula salad with watermelon.

Work with Me!

Work with Me!

Work with Chef Rhadia to promote your brand.

Passion Fruit Mousse

Passion Fruit Mousse

Passionfruit mousse
Passionfruit mousse

Passionfruit mousse is a classic Brazilian dessert, but you don’t have to be Brazilian to love the flavor of tart passionfruit! This mousse only requires 3 ingredients and a blender. How easy is that?

 

Entrepreneurial Chef Magazine Interview

Entrepreneurial Chef Magazine Interview

Chef Rhadia recently sat down with Entrepreneurial Chef to discuss overcoming obstacles and being told she would never make it. The article can be found here. Rhadia Hursey is a chef who has certainly forged her own path. As a mature student in culinary school, […]

Just The Sizzle Interview

Just The Sizzle Interview

Chef Rhadia spoke to www.justthesizzle.com about how she got started as a chef and making a difference in the culinary industry. The link to the original article can be found here. Rhadia Hursey is a chef who has certainly forged her own path. As a […]

Asian Glazed Salmon

Asian Glazed Salmon

 

Asian Glazed Salmon is my favorite way to eat salmon. I love the sweet and salty flavors from the honey and soy sauce. This recipe pairs well with quinoa fried rice found here.

 

Asian Glazed Salmon

Asian Glazed Salmon 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword salmon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 368 kcal
Author Chef Rhadia

Ingredients

Asian Glazed Salmon Sauce

  • 2 lbs. wild salmon portioned into 4-8oz. servings
  • ¼ cup Ponzu citrus seasoned dressing sauce
  • 1 tsp. chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated ginger
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil

Instructions

Instructions

  1. Asian Glazed Salmon
  2. Preheat the broiler. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Place the salmon fillets on a broiler pan and baste with the sauce. Broil salmon until cooked through, about 8 minutes, basting again with the glaze.
  3. Remove the salmon from the heat and baste once more with the glaze before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Glazed Salmon
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 368 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 496mg 21%
Potassium 1111mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Sugars 9g
Protein 45g 90%
Vitamin A 1.8%
Calcium 2.7%
Iron 10.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Rhadia Eats Rome

Rhadia Eats Rome

I took the most amazing trip to Rome and had the pleasure of eating at Testaccio Market. Below is a video of my experience!