Shrimp Fajitas


These shrimp fajitas provide a great alternative to Mexican night! Serve with desired toppings, such as cheese, cilantro, avocado, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, Thousand Island dressing, etc.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1 pound medium shrimp - peeled, deveined, and tails removed

  • 1 nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 medium orange bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 (8 ounce) package fajita-size flour tortillas, warmed


  1. Whisk chili powder, olive oil, lime juice, and garlic salt together in a medium bowl. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Let marinate for 10 minutes.

  2. While shrimp marinates, heat a large skillet or griddle over medium-high heat. Spray with cooking spray. Add bell peppers and onion; saute until tender, 7 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and cover with foil to keep warm.

  3. Pour shrimp and the marinade into the same skillet. Cook shrimp until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is opaque, about 2 minutes per side.

  4. Serve shrimp, onion, and peppers in flour tortillas.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
9g Fat
37g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 1035mg 45%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 99mg 495%
Calcium 126mg 10%
Iron 5mg 29%
Potassium 460mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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