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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!
Yield 6 servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican


  • 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


  • Add the chili powder, kosher salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, cumin and shrimp in a small bowl and mix well.
  • 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.
  • Add the rest of the canola oil and the onions, bell peppers and garlic to the pan and cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp back to the pan and squeeze half the lime wedges over the pan before serving.


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


Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 1577mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1130IU | Vitamin C: 88.8mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 4mg
Keyword: shrimp fajitas