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Grilled Shrimp Fajitas

A Tex-Mex favorite that's sure to be a hit with the whole family!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 466 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2.0 lbs medium shrimp (fresh is best, but frozen, thawed, then cleaned shrimp also works )
  • 4.0 bell peppers (color variety) (sliced into strips )
  • 1.0 large red onion (sliced into strips )
  • 1.0 tbsp olive oil
  • 8.0 tortillas (preferably corn)
  • 2.0 limes (sliced )
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (key limes or Mexican limes work best )
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1.0 tbsp olive oil
  • 2.0 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2.0 tbsp shrimp fajitas seasoning blend
  • 2.0 tbsp chili powder
  • 2.0 tsp oregano
  • 2.0 tsp cumin
  • 2.0 tsp paprika
  • 2.0 tsp kosher salt
  • 2.0 tsp black pepper
  • 1.0 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder

Instructions
 

Prep.

  • Mix together the marinade ingredients and add the shrimp. Toss to coat, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • In a large sauté pan over high heat roast the bell peppers and onions in the oil until slightly limp and charred. Set aside.

Cook Shrimp

  • Preheat grill to 300°F and clean grill. Spray grill with cooking spray and grill shrimp, 1 to 2 minutes per side depending on size. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm covered with aluminum foil.
  • In a large grilling skillet over medium-high heat on the stovetop. Add shrimp and cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side depending on size. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm covered with aluminum foil.
  • Add shrimp back to the skillet with vegetables and toss to mix and warm through.
  • Serve grilled shrimp and vegetables with warm tortillas. Top with pico de gallo and guacamole (optional) and sliced limes.

Nutrition

Calories: 466kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 52gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 365mgSodium: 1637mgPotassium: 1219mgFiber: 10gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 5273IUVitamin C: 180mgCalcium: 266mgIron: 5mg
Keyword cheese, chicken, comfort food, easy, easy dinner
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