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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


  • 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


  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. 

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Recipe Notes

Serve with your favorite toppings and lime wedges.