Easiest Shrimp Fajitas

I was in the mood for shrimp fajitas and i was dreading the ordeal. Then I decided I would make it simple – just like I make chicken fajitas but I had to adjust the cook time a little. It turned out great ! Since then I’ve made it several times. This is such an easy 20 min. dinnerĀ  …try it you’ll be hooked!

For my tip on cutting bell peppers go here

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Shrimp Fajitas

Roasted in one pan and broiled at the end this is so simple. And if you buy already peeled shrimp, it's even faster.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Cheryl

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds Shrimp {tails off} peeled or with shell
  • 3 bell peppers - assorted colors *sliced thin
  • 1 lime cut into fourths
  • 1 onion sliced thin
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic smashed
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 1 pkg. GF taco seasoning
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 pkg. GF corn tortillas
  • 1 pkg. Feta cheese
  • 1 zucchini {optional - see notes below}

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 450'.

    Peel shrimp if not using pre-peeled shrimp.

    Slice the peppers and onion thinly.

    Smash the garlic with the side of a chef knife.

    Put shrimp,peppers, onions, garlic and limes in a large bowl. Add the olive oil. Sprinkle enough taco seasoning to coat. Toss the mix so it's evenly coated.

    Spread the ingredients on a lined rimmed pan that has been sprayed with cooking oil spray.

    Spread evenly. Roast for 8 min. turn on broiler and broil for 3-4 min. until the shrimp and peppers sizzle.

    Remove from oven and squeeze lime over the shrimp mixture.

    Top with cilantro and toss.

  2. While shrimp is cooking chop a large handful of cilantro.

    Wrap tortillas in foil. Last 5 min. of cooking the shrimp add the package to the oven. Remove before turning on the broiler.

Recipe Notes

  • Peppers & onions need to be thin so that they will take the same cooking time as the shrimp.

Serve on warm tortillas. Spread mixture on tortilla. Top with choice of topping. {Avocado, sour cream} and the Feta cheese.

Optional add on - to add a little more veg. to the dish you can half a zucchini, slice it thinly and toss it in with the shrimp mixture.

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