Awesome Shrimp Fajitas

This is truly a family favorite and can be used with shrimp, chicken or beef!

Photo by Ken M.

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2

    lbs shrimp (or chicken or beef)

  • 1/4

    cup EVOO Divided

  • 3

    TBS Lemon Juice

  • 2

    Cloves garlic minced

  • 1

    tsp ground cumin

  • 1

    tsp garlic powder

  • 1

    tsp onion powder

  • 2

    tsp hot sauce

  • salt

  • black pepper

  • 1

    onion halved and sliced lengthwise

  • 1

    orange bell pepper sliced

  • 1

    red bell pepper sliced

  • Fajita toppings of your choice

Directions

1-put 1/2 the EVOO plus all lemon juice, garlic, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, hot sauce, salt, pepper and shrimp in a large zip lock and refrigerate for 20 minutes (add 30 minutes for tough cuts of meat). 2- in a skillet add the remaining EVOO and fry the onions and pepper with a pinch of salt and pepper until they start to tenderize. 3- remove onions and peppers and set aside 4- put shrimp in skillet WITHOUT marinade and discard excess marinade 5- fry shrimp until pink and starting to brown (if shrimp are very moist you may have to drain the pan after a couple of minutes so they don't "boil" instead of frying...don't worry what you drain won't isn't needed for the shrimp to have GREAT flavor) 6- when shrimp are almost done add back the onions and peppers, finish to desired tenderness and serve in hot tortillas

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