Seafood Burritos


I am sure whenever you posted a Mexican recipe, I have leaved a message saying how much I love this kitchen. This is absolutely true and in every occasion, although my picky son doesn’t appreciate it as much, I try to cook a new recipe.
I have also pointed out that here in Greece we don’t find scallops, well that was true up until last Friday. I did my regular Friday visit to the super market and guess what; I discovered they brought frozen scallops, all the way from Denmark. Yes my friends, scallops nonetheless. I, as you can understand, immediately bought a pack of these little beauties along with langostino tails to try them.
On Saturday I decided to make shrimps with pasta. Now how on earth from shrimps with pasta I ended up cooking seafood burritos, I don’t know. The only thing I know is that I didn’t have any shrimps lol.
Anyway, that was a perfect idea because I used my newly bought scallops and langostino tails. Needless to say how tasty these burritos were. I am sure you pretty much get the idea.

Seafood Burritos

Ingredients
190 gr. frozen scallops
170 gr. langostino tails
3 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, julienned
1 red pepper, julienned
1 scallion, chopped
3 carrots, grated
Splash of sangria
1 tsp taco mix seasoning
Salt
200 gr. taco sauce
200 gr. tomato puree
8 flour tortillas
Grated cheese for topping

Instructions

Mix the taco sauce and the tomato puree. Take 4 tbsp from the mixture and, after you have rinsed the scallops and tails and drained them, throw them in them. Mix to cover.
Preheat oven to 175° C.
In a skillet pour the olive oil and sauté in medium heat the onion and the peppers until they are soft. Add the carrot and the scallion, the sangria, the salt and the taco mix seasoning and continue to sauté for another 2 to 3 minutes. Add the seafood with their sauce, mix and let cook for couple of minutes, not more because they will be baked as well.
Take the tortillas and put them in the microwave for couple of minutes to soften. Butter a Pyrex and throw 3 to 4 tbsp of the remainder sauce.
Start assembling the burritos by putting in each tortilla couple of spoons of the mixture. Place them on the Pyrex and pour above them the rest of the tomato sauce. Top with grated cheese. I didn’t mention how much cheese because this is entirely up to you. Just eyeball it and you’ll get it right. Enjoy it!

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Friday Potluck at EKat’s Kitchen
Full Plate Thursday at Miz Helen’s Country Cottage
It’s a Keeper Thursday
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62 Responses to Seafood Burritos

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  1. Erin @ EKat's Kitchen says:

    Katerina, these look fantastic! Thanks for sharing with Friday potluck! :)

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  3. Mother Rimmy says:

    My husband adores seafood tacos and burritos. I was reluctant at first, but now I even love them with salmon instead of white fish. Wonderful dish!

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  5. A SPICY PERSPECTIVE says:

    YUM! This makes me want to eat dinner again!

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  7. Rita says:

    You do come up with original recipes; that's why I love to visit you.

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  9. Pansofix says:

    φαινονται υπεροχα κ σουπερ λαχταριστα!!! καλως σε βρηκα!!!

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  11. Kristen says:

    I am surprised you cannot get scallops regularly in Greece. Are they more of a cold water food? In the end you made a wonderful dish. What a great combination. I love all things seafood and all things Mexican. Together, they are super.

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  13. Kristen says:

    I love this idea – I bet it was delicious

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  15. Beth says:

    I love Mexican food too. Like an earlier commenter, my husband has a scallop allergy, so I'd have to find a substitute!

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  17. Simply Life says:

    oh I would LOVE this! a combination of so many of my favorite foods!

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  21. comfortablydomestic.com says:

    What a creative take on burritos! Anything with that much cheese has got to be good!

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  23. Raina says:

    Wow! Lobster tails and scallops in a burrito sounds so good. You are so creative. My family loves Mexican food and scallops and lobster tails; so I am sure this would make them very happy:)

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  25. Tanvi@Sinfully Spicy says:

    Yumm! I can have sefood day and night!Beautiful pictures.

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  27. ceodraiocht says:

    Oh this look fantastic! I think I have to log out right now and go make something to eat :-) Just looking at them is making me so hungry!

    Thanks for sharing with the hop:
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  29. Smitha says:

    wow..nice blog u got here…thanx for visiting my blog and leaving a comment!…keep visiting…
    Love the seafood burritos…very tempting…

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  33. Barbara says:

    Marvelous recipe, Katerina! And such mouth-watering photos. So much seafood available year round where I live…would love to make these burritos.

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  35. ΜΑΡΙΑ ΠΙΟΥΚΑ says:

    Κατερίνα πάρα πολύ ωραία ιδέα για να φάμε τα θαλασσινά, καταγράφετε!!
    Καλή σου μέρα

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  37. It's a Keeper says:

    Thanks for linking up to the It's a Keeper Thursday blog hop! I hope you come back next week and link something new!

    Have a great weekend!

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  39. Mari says:

    These burritos look awesome. It has made me very hungry! I believe it is an excellent recipe to try for a family dinner, I know they will all enjoy it.

    Have a great weekend :)

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  41. Couscous & Consciousness says:

    Your burritos look wonderful – scallops and langoustine would be a great combination.
    Sue :-)

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  43. Tammilee says:

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  45. Joanne says:

    I love Mexican food but DEFINITELY don't cook it enough! These burritos sound wonderful!

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  47. HGourmet Foodie says:

    I am drooling over the burritos:)what a colorful dish.. love the pics!!!.

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  49. Candace says:

    What a beautiful dish! We love Mexican food in our home and this recipe looks soooo good. I am now your newest follower. I am looking forward to getting to know you. Have a great weekend, Candace

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  51. gwgoyla says:

    καλησπερα κατερινα,καλως σε βρηκα..Μολις εγινα μελος στο μπλογκ σου,ειμαι κι εγω μπλογκογειτονισσα..μου αρεσει πολυ η ιδεα αυτη με τα θαλασσινα και θα την δοκιμασω..μπραβο σου,καλο σ/κ να εχεις!!!

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  55. Pam says:

    Love all that cheese, they look delicious! Great photos also!

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  57. Faith says:

    I'm a fan of Mexican food too and your burritos look delicious, Katerina! I'm glad you were able to find scallops, they sound wonderful in this dish!

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  59. alwayswinner786 says:

    Wow… that look so delicious Katerina!Yummy cheesy Burrito's!

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  61. manousina says:

    Εξαιρετικό!!!! Μου αρέσουν πολύ τα θαλασσινά, δεν τα έχω φάει έτσι, ακόμα….

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  63. kitchenStories says:

    Φαντάζομαι θα βγήκαν πεντανόστιμα!
    Ενδιαφέρουσα πρόταση, θα έτρωγα με μεγάλη ευχαρίστηση αυτό το πιάτο.
    Εύγε Κατερίνα, πάντα με εξαιρετικές προτάσεις!

    xxx

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  65. maria says:

    Τα θαλασσινά δεν είναι από το αγαπημένο μου είδος, αλλα η συνταγή φαίνεται τόσο νόστιμή που θα την δοκιμάσω!
    Καλήμερα :)

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  67. Miriam says:

    Mexican Food is one of the most flavorful inventions in the cooking world :). The burritos look great! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

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  69. Peggy says:

    Mmm! I could go for one of those right about now! Glad you could wrangle up some scallops!

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  71. Reeni says:

    These are very creative Katerina! I too love Mexican and this is one way I never had a burrito. They look amazing!

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  73. J.S. Booterbaugh says:

    I love me some burritos. Cool plates.

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  75. Emma says:

    Delicious – I've not thought to put seafood in Mexican food before! Unsure why as it sounds and looks very luxurious.

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  77. Louanne says:

    Katerina! If only I lived in Greece or you lived in Louisiana, what a pair we would be! What a delicious plate of burritos – I adore scallops, and I think using them in a burrito is brilliant. Drooling….

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  79. Tasha says:

    We love both Mexican and seafood in our house, so I am sure these would be a hit. I'll admit though I had to google "Langostino tails" because I wasn't familar with them!

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  81. Mary says:

    Oh, my! These look decadently delicious :-). Anything with these ingredients would be good. Under your hand they've become delicious. This is a wonderful recipe. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings…Mary

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  83. muppy says:

    mmmm i love mexican and these look delicious. I love your bright plate too, mexican food is always so happy!

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  85. Pierce says:

    That is something I never thought about – seafood burritos! I love Mexican food and we sure do love seafood in our home. What a neta idea.

    Cool post!

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  87. Christine (Cook the Story) says:

    I can't imagine living somewhere that doesn't regularly have scallops. Poor you! At least when you find them you have something spectacular to make. Can't wait to try it.

    Gorgeous pics, btw. I love how the dinner plate sets off the creamy pinks and reds in the burritos.

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  89. Pam says:

    I wish I was having these for lunch today.

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  91. Carol says:

    LOL, at shrimp with pasta to a burrito! But what a change, it looks fantastic! Glad you were able to find scallops! I have allergies, haven't had scallops or shellfish in ages, but I love to see what's cooking!

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  93. Miz Helen says:

    I have just taken a serving of your Seafood Burrito's and I can't wait to try one. It looks so good. Thank you so much for bringing your Burrito's to Full Plate Thursday. You have a great week end and please come back!

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  95. My Favorite Things says:

    I love seafood and Mexican food! Good job and wonderful enticing pictures!

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  97. Claire says:

    You have wonderful food photography! Plus, this looks delicious :)

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  99. Sweetened by Kagi says:

    This looks amazing and I appreciate the step-by-step instructions! Wonderful pictures as well :)

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  101. saritha says:

    hi katerina you have a wonderful space here…..

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  103. Jeannie says:

    So much cheese on the top! delicious Katrina:)

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  105. ♥LOVE2COOK♥ says:

    Am not a fan of seafood..my Hubby is! He will love this 😉

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  107. sally says:

    Looks so cheesy and delicious!

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  109. The Food Hound says:

    I love shrimp fajitas, so I would totally love these! They look so great smothered in cheese :)

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  111. Asian living in Sweden says:

    Yummy!!!! Look so tasty Katarina!

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  113. Design Wine and Dine says:

    These little rolls of goodness look SOOOO delicious! You know…I oftendon't think to make these and I'm not sure why because I LOVE seafood and Mexican Burritos & enchillads! Happy you found scallops too…that's great news!

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  115. Julie M. says:

    I love seafood enchiladas! Your version sounds absolutely mouthwatering. Such beautiful pictures as well!

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  117. Joy (The Herbed Kitchen) says:

    These look delicious. Anything covered in cheese is good in my book!

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  119. corina says:

    Sounds delicious. I'd have to adapt it though as I have a scallop allergy.

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  121. Prathima Rao/ Prats Corner says:

    WOW…they look so perfect!!!Im drooling lookin at them…

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  123. Amy says:

    Yum…you make it look so easy, and delicious! :)

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