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Shrimp Fajitas Recipe (VIDEO)

Shrimp Fajitas are so flavorful and couldn’t get any easier! A one-skillet shrimp fajitas recipe with plump juicy shrimp, tender charred vegetables with an amazing fajita marinade. Be sure to serve them with Jalapeño Ranch.
We LOVE re-creating restaurant quality meals at home like our Copycat Chicken Fajitas or Creamy Shrimp Pasta. Homemade shrimp fajitas are a crowd pleaser and definitely don’t disappoint.

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Shrimp Fajitas Recipe:Make this shrimp fajita recipe once and you will make it over and over. The marinade is perfectly seasoned so every delicious bite of your fajitas has sweet, savory and smoky flavor.

How to Make One-Pan Shrimp Fajitas:The easiest way to cook fajitas is on the stove top. They are quick, easy and come together in one pan. We also included grilling instructions below if you want to cook them outdoors (think: camping!).
  • Stir together cajun seasoning marinade ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Place sliced peppers and onion in a bowl and stir in 1/2 of the marinade.
  • In a second bowl, pat dry shrimp and stir in the remaining marinade.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat with 1/2 Tbsp oil. Sautee shrimp 1-2 min per side then remove.
  • In the same pan, sautee vegetables 10 min or until soft and browned then turn off heat.
  • Add back shrimp with their accumulated juices. Toss with 1/4 cup cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Serve with toasted tortillas and Jalapeño Ranch.

  • How to Warm Flour Tortillas:There are several methods to warm tortillas and it should be done just before serving. The easiest way is to wrap a stack of 5 tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave for 30 seconds at a time until warmed through. Wrap warmed tortillas in aluminum foil to keep them from cooling and drying out. Here’s interesting read on the best tortillas.
    Tortillas can also be toasted about 15 seconds per side on:
    • A gas stove-top over a medium/low flame (watch the video below)
    • A hot dry skillet, griddle, flat cook top, or BBQ grill grates

    What to Serve with Fajitas:
      Jalapeño Ranch (hint of spice) or Avocado Ranch (mild)Sliced avocado or guacamole
    • Cilantro sprigsLime wedges
    • Corn on the Cob
    • Avocado Corn Salad

    Want to Make GRILLED Shrimp Fajitas?Grilling your shrimp fajitas adds another smoky layer of flavor. What you will need: 4 skewers (soaked in water 30 minutes if using wooden skewers)
    Preheat grill to medium/high heat (400˚F). Brush the grilling basket with oil to prevent sticking.Skewer shrimp onto skewers, so they are just barely touching and not packed together then grill 2 minutes per side or until just cooked through. Remove shrimp from skewers and place on a platter.Place the vegetables in the grilling basket and grill until lightly charred (about 10 minutes), stirring every couple of minutes and keeping the lid closed between stirring.
    More Mouth-Watering EASY Shrimp Recipes:Nothing says party like shrimp recipes and these always get rave reviews.
    • Shrimp Cakes – with irresistible dip
    • Shrimp Salad – you’ll love the dressing
    • Coconut Shrimp – with 2-ingredient dip
    • Shrimp Fried-Rice – use leftover rice!
    • Shrimp Scampi – easy 10 min recipe
    • Shrimp Ceviche – authentic as it gets
    Watch Natasha Make Shrimp Fajitas:That sauce takes these over the top – do not skip it! Who’s craving shrimp fajitas like crazy right now?!

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