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Jalapeño SPAM® quesadillas
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Ingredients

  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® Jalapeño
  • eight 10" flour tortillas
  • 4 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 2 jalapeños, sliced into julienne
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 1 cup of roasted garlic cloves
  • 2 cups of fresh cilantro
  • salt
  • canola oil

Directions Launch Kitchen View

  1. 1

    heat a pan with a dab of canola oil and cook the Jalapeño SPAM® on each side till golden brown and reserve on paper towel lined tray.

  2. 2

    In the same pan add more oil and sauté the onions and jalapeño till caramelized and slightly jammy.

  3. 3

    take the roasted garlic cloves and purée with cilantro, lime juice, pinch of salt, and a splash of water. It should be thick but spreadable.

  4. 4

    on a pancake griddle, dab oil and lay down a tortilla and cover with cheese. you can do two at a time.

  5. 5

    spread the roasted garlic jam on the other tortilla, then layer the Jalapeño SPAM® on the cheese and top with the sautéed onions and peppers.

  6. 6

    place the jam spread tortilla on top and flip over.

  7. 7

    caramelize to crispy on each side and remove, then repeat with remainder.

  8. 8

    cut into slices and enjoy with hot sauce.

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Jalapeño SPAM® quesadillas

126 Yums Comments Shared by Roy Choi
Total Time: Makes: 4 servings

If you can't handle the heat, get out of Roy Choi's kitchen. Because his Jalapeño SPAM® quesadillas call for not one, but two additional jalapeños. And Roy says it's best served with hot sauce. Call the fire department, because this recipe is on fire.

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Ingredients

  • 1 12-ounce can SPAM® Jalapeño
  • eight 10" flour tortillas
  • 4 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 2 jalapeños, sliced into julienne
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 1 cup of roasted garlic cloves
  • 2 cups of fresh cilantro
  • salt
  • canola oil

Directions

  1. 1

    heat a pan with a dab of canola oil and cook the Jalapeño SPAM® on each side till golden brown and reserve on paper towel lined tray.

  2. 2

    In the same pan add more oil and sauté the onions and jalapeño till caramelized and slightly jammy.

  3. 3

    take the roasted garlic cloves and purée with cilantro, lime juice, pinch of salt, and a splash of water. It should be thick but spreadable.

  4. 4

    on a pancake griddle, dab oil and lay down a tortilla and cover with cheese. you can do two at a time.

  5. 5

    spread the roasted garlic jam on the other tortilla, then layer the Jalapeño SPAM® on the cheese and top with the sautéed onions and peppers.

  6. 6

    place the jam spread tortilla on top and flip over.

  7. 7

    caramelize to crispy on each side and remove, then repeat with remainder.

  8. 8

    cut into slices and enjoy with hot sauce.

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