CIM Spring Recipe Contest---Mexican Seafood Lasagna

Mexican Seafood Lasagna

Recipe by:

Finalist Jim McFeeters

1 lb. uncooked shrimp

1 lb. uncooked scallops

1 cup sliced jalapenos

1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes

1 cup sliced onions

1/4 cup chopped fresh garlic

1 tablespoon Old Bay Seafood seasoning

3 tablespoons butter

1 small airplane-type bottle of tequila

4 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 quart (approx) heavy cream

1 package corn tortillas


Peel and de-vein shrimp; chop tomatoes; slice onions; chop garlic; and shred cheese. Preheat oven 350 degrees.

Sautee shrimp, scallops, jalapenos, onions and tomatoes in butter, garlic and Old Bay until shrimp are pink (about 5 minutes). Add tequila and heavy cream and let simmer approximately 10-15 minutes. Place one layer of corn tortillas in a greased 9" x 11" casserole dish. Spread 1/2 of seafood mixture evenly over tortillas and cover with cheese. Repeat another layer of tortillas and seafood mixture and again cover with cheese. Place one more layer of t

ortillas and top with remaining cheese. Bake in 350 degree oven for approximately 20 minutes. Serve and enjoy! May serve with a side of sour cream.