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Easy Shrimp Fajitas Skillet Recipe

This Shrimp Fajitas Skillet recipe is a delicious dinner with shrimp cooked in homemade spices with green, yellow and red peppers, served wrapped in tortillas.

Shrimp Fajitas Skillet Recipe

These skillet shrimp fajitas is a recipe you need to try! The fajitas seasoning is the perfect combination of spices to give the shrimp lots of flavor.

Easy Shrimp Fajitas recipe

Shrimp Fajitas Skillet

We love shrimp at our house and we love fajitas. This recipe combines our two favorites into one dish and makes everyone happy!


Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

Serving Suggestions and Toppings for Shrimp Fajitas

You can serve these with a variety of toppings such as:

  • Sour Cream
  • Guacamole
  • Shredded Cheese
  • Lettuce
  • Pico De Gallo
  • Jalapeno peppers

Shrimp Fajitas are great wrapped in tortillas, served over rice, in lettuce wraps, in a salad, with a side of rice and beans or over cauliflower rice. So many options!

Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

You can add onion slices to the peppers if you like onions. You can switch out the green peppers for orange peppers if you don’t like green onions. This recipe is very versatile and easy to make it using ingredients you like.

Scroll to the bottom for the printable Shrimp Fajitas recipe!

Delicious Shrimp Fajitas recipe

Shrimp Fajitas Skillet Ingredients

To make things easier in the kitchen while you make these skillet shrimp fajitas, make sure you gather your ingredients first. It makes it go a little faster.

Easy Shrimp Fajitas Ingredients

You’ll need paprika, cumin, dried oregano, onion powder, salt, olive oil, green pepper, yellow pepper, red pepper, shrimp, and flour tortillas. You can use store bought tortillas or make your own.

How To Make Shrimp Fajitas Skillet


How To Make Shrimp Fajitas Skillet

To get started, combine all your seasonings in a small dish and mix well.

Easy Shrimp Fajitas Seasoning

In a separate bowl, add half of the seasoning mixture to the shrimp and toss until shrimp is well coated and set aside.

Shrimp Fajitas Seasoning Mix

Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a large cast iron skillet until hot and then thinly add sliced peppers and cook for 5 minutes, until tender. Add remaining seasonings to cooked peppers and mix well.

Easy Shrimp Fajitas Peppers

Add another tablespoon of olive oil and then add the shrimp and mix well. Cook for approximately 4 minutes or until pinked and cooked thoroughly.

Easy Shrimp Fajitas Skillet

Serve on warm tortillas and serve with your favorite toppings and lime wedges. Enjoy!

Easy Shrimp Fajitas Tortilla

Easy Shrimp Fajitas

This Shrimp Fajitas Skillet recipe is a delicious dinner with shrimp cooked in homemade spices with green, yellow and red peppers, served wrapped in tortillas.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Shrimp Fajitas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoons onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup green pepper sliced
  • 1 cup yellow pepper sliced
  • 1 cup red pepper sliced
  • 1 pound medium shrimp deveined, peeled, and cut
  • flour tortillas

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine all seasoning and mix well.

  2. In a separate bowl, add half of the seasoning mixture to the shrimp and toss until shrimp is well coated and set aside.

  3. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large cast iron skillet until hot and then thinly add sliced peppers and cook for 5 minutes, until tender. Add remaining seasonings to cooked peppers and mix well.

  4. Add another tablespoon of olive oil and then add the shrimp and mix well. Cook for approximately 4 minutes or until pinked and cooked thoroughly.

  5. Serve on tortillas and top with cilantro, sour cream, and cheese, if desired. 

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Serve with your favorite toppings and lime wedges.



Shrimp Fajitas Skillet

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