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Latin Dishes

Governors Tacos

Prep Time: 15 Min  |  Cook Time: 15 Min  |  Servings:  |  Calories:
Prep Time
15 Min
Cook Time
15 Min

<p>Shrimp, onions and peppers are sauteed and added to a corn tortilla with Sargento® 4 Cheese Mexican. The tortilla is folded and fried to a nice golden brown and served when the cheese is melty!</p>

  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup poblano chili pepper strips (flame broiled, peeled, and seeded)
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 1 lb. peeled, deveined uncooked and chopped shrimp
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 2 cups (8 oz) Sargento® Shredded Swiss Natural Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp melted butter
  1. For the shrimp filling: Heat butter in skillet over medium heat, sauté onions, garlic until translucent, add poblano pepper strips, celery and cook for 3 more minutes. Add the shrimp and sauté until cooked through (4-5 minutes), season with oregano, salt, and pepper to taste, mix well and remove from heat.
  2. For the governor’s tacos: In large skillet over medium heat, warm the tortillas on one side, flip them over and add the cheese, spoon the shrimp filling and fold un half (like a quesadilla) brush both sides of the tortilla with melted butter and cook on 2 minutes per side or until cheese is completely melted. Serve.

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