Shrimp Fajitas

You have to try these flavorful Shrimp Fajitas filled with vegetables and spicy jalapeno chiles!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy weeknight meal, seafood fajitas, seafood main course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marinading time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 220 kcal
Author Lisa Marie Todd


  • 1.5 pounds  medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • tablespoons  fresh lime juice
  • 3/4  teaspoon  Salt
  • ½  teaspoon  Oregano
  • teaspoon  Cumin
  • teaspoon  Chili powder
  • tablespoon  olive oil
  • 1   Onion thinly sliced
  • cloves  garlic minced
  • 1   red bell peppers cut into ½ ” strips
  • 1   Green bell pepper cut into ½” strips
  • teaspoon  Jalapeno chile finely chopped
  • 1   Package of flour or corn tortillas warmed


  • ⅓  cup  cilantro
  • Sour cream optional


  1. Combine shrimp, lime juice, orange juice, salt, oregano, cumin and chili powder into a large glass bowl or zip lock bag.
  2. Coat shrimp well then cover (if using a bowl) and marinate in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat then add oil.
  4. Add onion and cook until softened. Add garlic and cook for one minute.
  5. Add bell pepper, jalapeno pepper and ¼ teaspoon salt and cook until tender.
  6. Add shrimp and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until shrimp are fully cooked.
  7. Serve with tortillas and garnish cilantro and sour cream.