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Shrimp Fajitas Done Right

20 minutes and 1 pan is all it takes to have Shrimp Fajitas on the table for yourself. Not only is this recipe absolutely delicious, the thingsĀ  needed is minimal.. AKA easy clean up, yay! Less mess, less stress? Who needs Chipotle when you can create something similar on your own!?


  • 1 1/2 pounds of shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin

  • 1 orange bell pepper, sliced thin

  • 1 small red onion, sliced thin

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt

  • several turns of freshly ground pepper

  • 2 teaspoon of chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon of smoked paprika

  • lime

  • fresh cilantro for garnish

  • tortillas, warmed


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, combine onion, bell pepper, shrimp, olive oil, salt and pepper and spices.

  3. Toss to combine.

  4. Spray baking sheet with non stick cooking spray.

  5. Spread shrimp, bell peppers and onions on baking sheet.

  6. Cook at 450 degrees foEr about 8 minutes. Then turn oven to broil and cook for additional 2 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through.

  7. Squeeze juice from fresh lime over fajita mixture and top with fresh cilantro.

  8. Serve in warm tortillas.

    Enjoy this shrimp fajitas recipe!

Article written by GUADS staff member, Chelsea with recipe contribution from Number2Pencil.com

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