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A white plate with a shrimp fajita, sliced avocado, and extra serving of shrimp and vegetables.

Shrimp Fajitas

Katerina | Diethood
Sizzling hot fajitas with juicy shrimp, flavorful bell peppers and onions, all tossed in a homemade fajitas seasoning mix. This is an easy, quick, and delicious shrimp fajitas dinner prepared in just one skillet!
Servings : 4 serves
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Fajitas Seasoning Mix divided
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp peeled, tails removed, and deveined
  • 2 to 3 colorful bell peppers cut into strips
  • 1 large yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 8 (6-inch) Whole Wheat Low Carb Flour Tortillas** warm
  • 1 lime, quartered
  • Shredded Cheese optional
  • Sour Cream optional
  • Avocado slices optional


  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Use a cast iron skillet, if you have one.
  • Add bell peppers and onion; season with 1-1/2 tablespoons of the fajitas seasoning mix and cook for 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.
  • Remove vegetables from skillet and transfer to a plate; set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the rest of the olive oil and shrimp; season with 1-1/2 tablespoons of the fajitas seasoning mix and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until pink.
  • Stir in the previously prepared veggies; continue to cook for about 30 seconds, or until everything is heated through.
  • Spoon prepared veggies and shrimp on warm whole wheat tortillas.
  • Optionally, top with cheese, sour cream and avocado.
  • Serve with lime.


Garnishes and extra fixings are not included in the Nutrition Facts. 
**If watching your sodium intake, use 6-inch Mission white corn tortillas because one contains 10 mg of sodium. Flour tortillas are 250 mg per tortilla, and up. 


Calories: 358 kcal | Carbohydrates: 43 g | Protein: 29 g | Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 285 mg | Sodium: 1287 mg | Potassium: 487 mg | Fiber: 7 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 2050 IU | Vitamin C: 82.9 mg | Calcium: 416 mg | Iron: 8.8 mg | Net Carbs: 36 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fajitas, shrimp fajitas, shrimp recipes