Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

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5 from 1 vote
Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas recipe is the perfect meal for busy nights because it it is literally done in 15 minutes. Plus, it has all the spicy Mexican seasoning and tender shrimp so it is luscious to boot.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 9 minutes
Total: 14 minutes
Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas in taco shells with slices of lime

Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas recipe is the perfect meal for busy nights because it it is literally done in 15 minutes. Plus, it has all the spicy Mexican seasoning and tender shrimp so it is luscious to boot.

Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas in taco shells with slices of lime

This Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas are so adaptable. You can add any flavors or vegetables that your family will love. Therefore, it is always the perfect meal and it is a big hit when the kids can build their own.

Why Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas Works

A Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas meal is cooked in just one sheet pan in only 15 minutes. It is so perfect, in fact, because not only is it quick but it also incredibly good. So little clean up and happy bellies will be in your future.

Think that fajitas are a product of Mexico ? However, it is a truly a Texas Cattle Round up invention from the 1930s. Find out more here.

How to Make Shrimp Fajita Recipe– Step by Step 

  • Preheat Oven: First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Vegetables: Second, spray your sheet pan with cooking spray, next add your peppers, onion, and shrimp.
  • Seasoning: Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix together your seasonings. Top of your shrimp fajitas the seasonings.
  • Cook: Bake your shrimp fajitas for 9 minutes in the oven
2 shots of preparing theSheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas
  • Lime Juice: Remove from oven, and squeeze lime juice on your shrimp fajitas.
  • Toppings: Serve your shrimp fajitas in a tortilla shell.
Sheet pan on oven of Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

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Recommendations for Making Shrimp Fajitas

This meal comes together so quickly, it is really amazing. But there are a dew other time saving tips you can employee to get it done even quicker.

  • Precut vegetables, are a time saver, almost all stores have vegetables precut in the fresh produce section
  • Frozen vegetables work too, again they almost always have these in the freezer case.
  • Obviously, purchase peeled and deveined shrimp for easy and quickness.
  • Buy pre shredded cheese to top your fajitas
  • Check out the Mexican section for premade sauces to utilize for your fajitas.
  • Like the Instant Pot? Try these Instant Pot Steak Fajitas.

Dinner come together super quick.

Close up of Shrimp Taco made with Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

Tips for Toppings for your Fajitas

Seriously, no one loves a good topping more than I do, I think it just makes a more unique and individualized dining experience. For Example,

  • More fresh lime it just adds that burst of freshness and acid
  • Blends of cheese like taco or Mexican blends or fresh warn queso blanco
  • Queso fresco
  • Sautéed Spinach or Mushrooms
  • Pickled Jalapenos
  • Mexican Corn Salad

Again, the combinations and the possibilities are endless.


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Expert Tips for Making the Best Sheet Pan Fajitas

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Salad: Toss all the ingredients over your favorite salad greens, this makes it keto friendly, too
  • Warn the Tortillas : Tortillas can be warmed on your sheet pan for the last-minute minute. You can place them on a small sheet of aluminum foil.

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Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas in taco shells with slices of lime

Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

5 from 1 vote
Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas recipe is the perfect meal for busy nights because it it is literally done in 15 minutes. Plus, it has all the spicy Mexican seasoning and tender shrimp so it is luscious to boot.
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Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of shrimp medium, peeled and deveined
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced thin
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced thin
  • 1 small onion sliced thin
  • 3 limes halved or quartered (optional)
  • cilantro optional, for garnish
  • 5-6 to rtillas warmed, optional (opt out for low carb friendly dish)
  • Fajita seasoning:
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 3/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper optional

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400°.
  • Lightly spray your sheet pan with cooking spray, or lightly drizzle some olive oil and evenly coat. Add to your sheet pan your peppers, onion, and shrimp.
  • In a small bowl mix together your seasonings. Add to the top of your shrimp fajitas the seasonings. Mix well.
  • Cook your shrimp fajitas for 9 minutes in the oven
  • Remove from oven, and squeeze lime juice on your shrimp fajitas.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Salad: Toss all the ingredients over your favorite salad greens, this makes it keto friendly, too
  • Warn the Tortillas : Tortillas can be warmed on your sheet pan for the last-minute minute. You can place them on a small sheet of aluminum foil.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1741mg | Potassium: 394mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1645IU | Vitamin C: 114mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 5mg

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