Shrimp Fajitas

Shrimp Fajitas
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Summary

Serve this dish with jicama sticks and fresh guacamole. If you’d like, you can make this colorful dish even more vibrant by using different color peppers or purple onion.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    5 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 fajitas
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

5 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 fajitas
  • Amount per serving Calories 230

  • Total Fat 3g
    • Saturated Fat 0g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 150mg
  • Sodium 340mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 23g
  • Potassium 470mg
  • Phosphorus 380mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 2 Lean protein

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • nonstick cooking spray
    1
  • medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)
    1 lbs
  • olive oil
    1 tsp
  • red bell pepper (sliced into thin strips)
    1
  • green bell pepper (sliced into thin strips)
    1
  • medium onion (sliced into thin strips)
    1
  • water
    1/4 cup
  • chili powder
    1/2 tbsp
  • cayenne pepper (optional)
    1/4 tsp
  • cumin
    1/4 tsp
  • salt
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/2 tsp
  • corn tortillas
    10
Directions

Directions

  1. Coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Cook the shrimp over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside.

  2. Add the oil to the pan and heat. Add the bell peppers and onions and cook for about 7 minutes or until they begin to brown. Add the shrimp and any juices back to pan.

  3. Add the water and spices, including salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until the water evaporates. Serve the shrimp and peppers in the corn tortillas.

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