10.12.15

Sizzling Shrimp Fajitas

As Texans, we just can’t get enough of Tex-Mex food. We love to make our own at home because its PACKED with flavor and we know its clean. Fajitas are so easy to make and take no time at all! Buy your shrimp already peeled and deveined and you’ll have lunch or dinner on the table in NO time!

Sizzling Shrimp Fajitas
Serves 2
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp, tail on or off
  2. 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced then cut in half
  3. 1/2 green bell pepper, thinly sliced then cut in half
  4. 1/2 red onion, sliced
  5. 3-4 tbsp. avocado oil (or other whole 30 compliant cooking oil)
  6. 1/2 jalapeno, seeds removed and diced
  7. 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  8. 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  9. 1/2 tsp cumin
  10. 1/2 tsp chili powder
  11. 1/2 tsp salt
  12. 1/4 tsp black pepper
  13. 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
Instructions
  1. Rinse and pat dry shrimp. Place in a large bowl.
  2. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, olive oil, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine. Set aside and allow to marinade for 10 minutes while you chop your veggies.
  3. Heat a skillet (preferably a cast iron skillet) with 1 tbsp. of olive oil over medium-high heat. When hot, add the peppers and onions, saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the shrimp and all of the contents of the marinade. Cook for 5-7 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through.
  5. Top with chopped cilantro, Serve and enjoy!
Notes
  1. Serving Suggestions: Serve in lettuce cups, over cauliflower rice/rice, or over a bed of lettuce!
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