Shrimp Fajitas
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Simple skillet meal, yet tastes like a delicious restaurant meal!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) peeled deveined shrimp
  • 1 - green bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 2 - small white onion(s)
  • 2 - lime(s)
  • 1 - Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 8 - soft-taco flour tortillas
  • Garnish: - sour cream and guacamole**
  • Side: - flour tortillas**
  • Side: - refried beans**
  • 1 - 9x13 disposable foil tray(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Seed and slice both bell peppers. Slice the onions. Halve the limes.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and saute the onions and bell peppers with the lime juice, ground cumin and garlic powder. Saute for 4 to 6 minutes, or until veggies begin to soften. Stir in the shrimp and saute until turned pink and cooked through. Toss often and remove from heat to prevent over-cooking.
  3. Assemble the shrimp and veggies into tortillas and add garnishes.
  4. Prepare the beans.
  5. Serve Shrimp Fajitas with refried beans.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Seed and slice 2 red and 2 green bell peppers. Slice 4 small onions. Halve 4 limes.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lb. peeled deveined shrimp
  • Half of the sliced onions
  • Half of the sliced bell peppers
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Cover with foil or lid, add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet and sauteing as directed.

Special notes

You can saute the shrimp and veggies together after it’s all been frozen together. Just stir often and watch closely to make sure the shrimp don’t over-cook.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides and garnishes.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with corn tortillas.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Shrimp Fajitas

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and saute for 10 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through. Assemble into tortillas with garnishes.
Serve with refried beans.