Fiesta Tortilla-Shrimp Casserole


This crowd-pleasing dinner requires just 20 minutes of prep time! Try this Mexican tortilla casserole when you're craving shrimp tacos or fajitas, but need to serve a crowd quickly.

Fiesta Tortilla-Shrimp Casserole
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 5 mins


  • 6 6 inch corn tortillas

  • 1 cup green salsa

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 4 teaspoon dried cilantro, crushed

  • 1 12 ounce package frozen peeled and deveined cooked shrimp, thawed

  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican Chihuahua cheese or farmer cheese (4 ounces)

  • Snipped fresh cilantro, sour cream, and/or chopped tomato (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish. Cut each of three tortillas into six wedges; place in the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Set aside. Cut the remaining three tortillas into thin bite-size strips; place on a baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until crisp.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine salsa, the 1/2 cup sour cream, flour, and dried cilantro. Stir in shrimp and corn. Spoon shrimp mixture over tortillas in dish.

  3. Bake, uncovered, for 40 to 45 minutes or until heated through. Top with baked tortilla strips and cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted. If desired, garnish with fresh cilantro, additional sour cream, and/or tomato. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

408 Calories
15g Fat
39g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 408
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 208mg 69%
Sodium 581mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 5.3mg 27%
Calcium 292.8mg 23%
Iron 5.4mg 30%
Potassium 378mg 8%
Folate, total 40.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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