Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Shrimp Fajitas

If you enjoy eating Fajitas and Shrimp, then try combining the two for one tasty main dish!! This easy to prepare main course can be made in just under a half an hour and is so good!! I can guarantee your taste buds will be doing a happy dance!! The shrimp is marinated in a seasoning mixture and then pan cooked with yummy vegetables. This dish is perfect for summer evening meal times, especially when you don't want to heat up your home!! Enjoy!!

Shrimp Fajitas
Recipe and photo courtesy of blog chef
1 1/4 lb. Medium Raw Shrimp (peeled and deveined)
1/2 tea. salt
1/2 tea. ground cumin
1/2 tea. Chile powder
1/2 tea. Oregano
1/4 tea. Garlic Powder
1 Lime (juice of one lime)
8 flour or corn tortillas
2 T. Vegetable Oil
6 green onions, chopped
2 green Bell Peppers
Shredded Monteray Jack Cheese
1 medium red onion
Fresh Cilantro
Sour Cream
Pico De Gallo (see Recipe)

Cooking Instructions:
Step 1 : In a large bowl, or sip lock bag combine shrimp, salt, cumin, chile powder, oregano, garlic powder and lime juice. Mix well and toss shrimp to coat. Place into the refrigerator and let marinate for 10 minutes.
Step 2: In a large skillet heat vegetable oil. Add green onions and peppers. Cook while stirring for 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender. Add shrimp with the marinade and cook while stirring for 3 - 5 minutes or until the shrimp are pink in color.
Step 3: Spoon shrimp and vegetables into warmed tortillas. Top with cheese, cilantro, red onions, gaucamole, Sour cream, and Pico de Gallo. Enjoy!!
Makes 8 Servings.


Ashlee, The Culinary Queen


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