Shrimp Fajitas


Green bell pepper 1 Large , cut into thin slices
Red bell pepper 1 Large , cut into thin slices
White onion 1 Large , cut into thin slcies
Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
Canola oil/Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , minced
Shrimp 1 Pound , peeled, deveined
Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
Cilantro 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Tortillas 2 Medium , heated (FOR SERVING)
Red rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) , cooked (FOR SERVING)
Chunky guacamole 2 Tablespoon (FOR SERVING)
Refried beans 2 Tablespoon (FOR SERVING)
Pico de gallo 1 Tablespoon (FOR SERVING)



1. Prepare the ingredients according to the list.

2. Heat a large skillet until hot. Pour 2 tablespoon oil and swirl in pan.

3. Add the peppers and onions to cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are soft but still crisp. This should take about 8 to 10 minutes. Do not overcook the vegetables and make them soggy.

4. Season with salt and mix. Set the veggies aside.


5. To the same skillet add remaining oil. Put the garlic to cook for a couple of minutes.

6. Add the shrimp, lime juice and chopped cilantro and mix well. Cook until the shrimp starts turning pink for about 4 to 5 minutes. Do not overcook the shrimp as it will make it rubbery. Return the veggies to the skillet and heat through.


7. In a serving plate, serve the fajita with heated tortillas, red rice, refried beans, pico de gallo and chunky guacamole.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 342Calories from Fat 102

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.9%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 540 mg22.5%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 21 g42%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet