Mexican shrimp fajitas

*seafood

Photo by Deb A.
Adapted from food.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Adapted from food.com

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4

    lbs medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/2

    teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/2

    teaspoon pure chile powder

  • 1/2

    teaspoon chopped oregano

  • 1/4

    teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1

    lime, juice of

  • 8 -12

    flour tortillas or 8 -12 soft corn tortillas, warmed

  • 2

    tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 6

    green onions, cut into thirds

  • 2

    green bell peppers, cut into 1/3 inch strips

  • sour cream

  • chopped fresh cilantro

  • minced red onion

Directions

Add shrimp, salt, cumin, chili powder, oregano, garlic, lime juice to a large bowl or heavy duty zip-top plastic bag. Toss until spices are distributed and shrimp is well coated. Let marinate for 10 minutes. Heat oil in a large skillet (cast-iron is best). Add the green onions and peppers; cook and stir occasionally 2 minutes or until slightly softened. Add the shrimp and marinade; cook and stir constantly about 3 minutes or until the shrimp are pink. Spoon shrimp and vegetables into warmed tortillas; garnish with sour cream, cilantro and onion if desired. Fold up and serve

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