Grilled Shrimp Fajitas

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 4
Grilled Shrimp Fajitas
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Shrimp fajitas are the perfect sizzling skillet meal! Just sauté bell peppers and onion in a hot pan, then toss with jump shrimp and seasonings


1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped, optional garnish)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
2 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh)
1 medium pepper(s) Orange bell pepper (thinly sliced)
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
681 gm Shrimp, raw (medium, peeled and deviened)
1/2 tsp Paprika, sweet
1/4 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes (or chili powder, to taste)
1/4 tsp Oregano, dried (or chili powder, to taste)
1/2 tsp Green onion, scallion, ramp (thinly sliced; green part only)


  1. Preheat a gas or charcoal grill over high heat.
  2. Cut four sheets of foil, about 12-inches long. 
  3. Divide shrimp, bell peppers and green onion into 4 equal portions and add to the center of each foil in a single layer.
  4. Fold up all 4 sides of each foil packet. 
  5. Add olive oil, hot pepper flakes, oregano, paprika, and lime juice; gently toss to combine. 
  6. Fold the sides of the foil over the shrimp, covering completely and sealing the packets closed.
  7. Place foil packets on the grill and cook until just cooked through about 10-12 minutes.
  8. Served immediately with tortillas, garnished with cilantro, if desired.


Alternatively, bake in oven at 400F for 12-15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 257
Calories from fat 90
Calories from saturated fat 13.8
Total Fat 10.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 259 mg
Sodium 255 mg
Potassium 471 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 1.5 g
Protein 35 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.9
Vegetables 0.9

Energy sources

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