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Shrimp and Egg Burrito Recipe

Updated on August 3, 2012

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Homemade Burrito

My kids love eating burritos, not the typical Mexican burrito with beam, cheese and salsa, but the type we make at home with fillings we prefer. Shrimp and egg burrito, for example, is tasty enough for each of my kids to wrap up and chomp down three or four of them. Shrimp and Egg burrito is one of my kids' favorite food. It is a very health diet that doesn't involve any greasy, creamy and spicy food. It is also very easy to make and can be done within an hour for a family of five. When we make this dish at home, my kids enjoy creating their own burritos with the portion of fillings that they prefer.

Shrimp and Egg Burrito
Shrimp and Egg Burrito | Source
Shrimp and Egg Burrito
Shrimp and Egg Burrito | Source

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: 5 Servings
Seasoning for potato
Seasoning for potato | Source
Red Potatos
Red Potatos | Source

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Red Potatos, Washed and chopped into small pieces
  • 1 lb Shrimps, Cleaned, shelled and deveined
  • 5 Eggs
  • 10 oz Peas
  • 1 tbs Oregano
  • 1 tbs Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tbs Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbs Salt
  • 2 tbs Olive oil
  • 15 pieces Uncooked Tortillas

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a roasting pan, mix chopped red potato with olive oil, oregano, parsley flakes, garlic powder and salt. Then place the roasting pan inside a 420 degree preheated oven and cook for 35 minutes.
  2. While waiting for the potato to be done, heat a skillet that is larger than a tortilla. Keep the skillet with medium heat and cook tortillas one at a time for 1 minute. Keep flipping the tortilla every few seconds to prevent it from being burned. Finish cooking all 15 tortillas and keep them in a plate.
  3. In the same skillet, pour in 1 tbs olive oil and crack all five eggs into the skillet. Turn the heat to high, stir fry the eggs until they're fully cooked, about 1-2 minutes. Then transfer the scrambled egg into a bowl and put aside.
  4. In the same skillet with heat on high, add 1 cup of water, 2 gloves of garlic and few slices of ginger. Then add in the shrimps when the water is boiled. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the shrimps are fully cooked. Scoop out the cooked shrimp only and put them into a bowl.
  5. In the same skillet with the remaining soup from the shrimp, add in the peas and bring the soup to boil. Scoop out the peas only when they're fully cooked into a bowl. Use a different bowl to hold the remaining soup and drink it when it cools down.
  6. Remove the roasting pan when the potato is cooked with a golden brown. Transfer the potato into a large bowl. Bring all the food onto the center of a table and have everyone wrap his/her own burrito.
  7. Serve fresh fruits at the end of the meals.
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Preheat oven 420 degreeCook Tortilla in A SkilletUse Chopsticks to Flip a TortillaTortilla Rises During CookingMake Scramble EggScramble EggBoil Water With Garlic and GingerCook Shrimps with Garlic and GingerCooked ShrimpsShrimp Soup with Garlic and Ginger
Preheat oven 420 degree
Preheat oven 420 degree | Source
Cook Tortilla in A Skillet
Cook Tortilla in A Skillet | Source
Use Chopsticks to Flip a Tortilla
Use Chopsticks to Flip a Tortilla | Source
Tortilla Rises During Cooking
Tortilla Rises During Cooking | Source
Make Scramble Egg
Make Scramble Egg | Source
Scramble Egg
Scramble Egg | Source
Boil Water With Garlic and Ginger
Boil Water With Garlic and Ginger | Source
Cook Shrimps with Garlic and Ginger
Cook Shrimps with Garlic and Ginger | Source
Cooked Shrimps
Cooked Shrimps | Source
Shrimp Soup with Garlic and Ginger
Shrimp Soup with Garlic and Ginger | Source

I sometimes replace peas with green and red bell peppers. They go with the rest of the food well too. Here is how I cook green and red bell peppers:

  1. Wash 2 green and 2 red bell peppers. Cut them into small pieces.
  2. Heat up 1 tbs olive oil in a wok or skillet.
  3. Mince 2 gloves of garlic and toss them into the heated oil.
  4. Keep the heat on high, add in the bell peppers, immediately follow by 1 tbs soy sauce. Stir and toss the bell peppers often for 1-2 minutes.


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    • kittyjj profile imageAUTHOR

      Ann Leung 

      6 years ago from San Jose, California

      That's why my kids love burritos so much - they get to eat what they want to eat and how much they want to eat. Thank you Marcy for stopping by and commenting.

    • Marcy Goodfleisch profile image

      Marcy Goodfleisch 

      6 years ago from Planet Earth

      Mmmm - I'm in Texas, and we love our burritos here! I like the idea of making those huge burritos at home so you can customize the fillings. Taste-tempting hub, all the way around!

    • kittyjj profile imageAUTHOR

      Ann Leung 

      6 years ago from San Jose, California

      Grad you like it. We love shrimp too. Thank you landscapeartist for the vote up.

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      Roberta McIlroy 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Oh, now this makes me hungry. I love shrimp, but I never thought about putting them in a burrito. Gotta try this. Thank you for sharing. voted up

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