Shrimp Fajitas

Plump juicy shrimps, tender charred vegetables with an amazing fajita marinade.


  • Olive oil- 1/4 cup

  • Garlic minced-4 cloves 

  • Lime juice- 1 Tbsp

  • Cajun spice-1 Tbsp

  • Salt- 1/2 Tsp

  • Shrimp Fajita Ingredients:

  • Shrimp peeled, deveined-1 lb 

  • Bell peppers -2

  • Medium onion sliced-1/2

  •  Cilantro chopped-1/4 cup

  •  Lime juice-2-3 tsp


  • Combine marinade ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil, 4 cloves garlic, minced, 1 Tbsp lime juice (from 1/2 lime), 1 Tbsp cajun spice, 1/2 tsp salt in a small bowl.
  • Place vegetables in a medium bowl slicing the bell peppers, and onions the same 1/3” thickness. Pour half of the marinade over the top then toss to combine.
  • Take a second medium bowl, pat dry shrimp with a paper towel, add remaining half of the marinade and stir to combine.
  • Take a big heavy pan heat over medium heat with 1/2 Tbsp oil and when hot, add shrimp in a single layer and saute 1-2 minutes per side or until cooked through and promptly transfer to a plate.
  • Add marinated vegetables into the same pan, and saute until soft and golden brown at the edges (10 min), stirring occasionally, then turn off the heat.
  • Place shrimp back to the pan along with 1/4 cup chopped cilantro. Squeeze fresh lime juice to taste over the mixture and toss to combine. Serve fajitas with warmed or toasted tortillas and jalapeno ranch.




Prep time

15 minutes

Cooking time

30 minutes

Shrimp Fajitas