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Shrimp Fajitas

Shrimp Fajitas

Shrimp Fajitas made with fresh shrimp, vegetables, and spicy fajita seasoning are the PERFECT healthy one-pan meal, ready in under 15 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword shrimp fajitas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 243 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil divided
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 pounds shrimp peeled and deveined (13-15 count)
  • 1 red onion cut into thin strips
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  • chopped cilantro as a garnish

Instructions

  1. Add the chili powder, kosher salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin and shrimp in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of the canola oil to a large skillet on medium high heat then add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until 1 minute on the each side then remove from the pan.

  3. Add the rest of the canola oil and the onions, bell peppers and garlic to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes.

  4. Add the shrimp back to the pan and squeeze half the lime wedges over the pan before serving.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp Fajitas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 381mg 127%
Sodium 1577mg 66%
Potassium 304mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 31g 62%
Vitamin A 22.6%
Vitamin C 107.6%
Calcium 23.8%
Iron 22.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.