Grilled Shrimp Fajitas


Grilled shrimp fajitas get a helping hand from a packet of marinade mix. Top with crema con sal, cilantro, and shredded asadero cheese.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • ¼ cup vegetable oil

  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 (1.06 ounce) package mojito lime marinade mix

  • 2 pounds raw jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined

  • 1 serving cooking spray

  • 1 large onion, sliced into 1/2-inch rings

  • 2 yellow bell peppers, quartered

  • 2 red bell peppers, quartered

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


  1. Combine oil, vinegar, water, and marinade mix in a large bowl. Add shrimp and marinate for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat the grill to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) and oil the grate with cooking spray.

  3. Add onions to the hot grill, keeping rings intact. Add bell peppers. Grill for 3 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board and chop roughly.

  4. Grill shrimp until opaque and cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer shrimp to a bowl covered with aluminum foil to keep warm.

  5. Heat tortillas on the hot grill for 1 to 2 minutes. Assemble fajitas with onion, peppers, and 3 to 4 shrimp per tortilla.

Cook's Note:

Substitute white vinegar for cider vinegar if preferred.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

508 Calories
20g Fat
36g Carbs
43g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 508
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 346mg 115%
Sodium 762mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 43g
Vitamin C 83mg 414%
Calcium 156mg 12%
Iron 8mg 43%
Potassium 596mg 13%

* 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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