These shrimp fajitas are tender Mexican seasoned shrimp cooked in a skillet with plenty of peppers and onions. An easy dinner that's just as good as what you'd get at a restaurant!
Keyword mexican shrimp, shrimp fajitas
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 25minutes
Author Dinner at the Zoo
2cupssliced bell peppersred, orange, yellow or a combination
1poundlarge shrimppeeled and deveined, tails removed if desired
lime wedges for servingoptional
flour tortillas and fajita toppings of your choice
salt and pepper to taste
Heat the oil in a large pan over high heat. Add the peppers and onion to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender and charred on the edges. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper.
In a small bowl, mix together the chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and salt and pepper to taste.
Add the shrimp to the pan and sprinkle the seasoning blend over the shrimp and vegetables. Stir to combine.
Cook for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque.
Sprinkle the cilantro over the top and serve. Garnish with lime wedges if desired. Serve the flour tortillas and toppings on the side and have everyone assemble their own fajitas.