Easy Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

We all need a recipe like this—a quick and easy dinner meal that your family requests on a regular basis. It truly is just as simple as it looks and you'll be able to get dinner on the table in just 20 minutes. Feel free to customize it to your needs, add in your favorite vegetables, add some salsa or hot sauce, or even swap the shrimp for some thin strips of chicken. It'll be a favorite at your house!

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Things You'll Need

  • 2 bell peppers, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 of 1 large onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/4 cup fajita seasoning (either 1 packed of pre-made seasoning or homemade)

  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

  • 8-12 tortillas

  • 1/3 cup sour cream

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Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375°F. Add the shrimp, peppers and onions to a sheet pan that has been lined with aluminum foil.

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Step 2

Drizzle with olive oil, then sprinkle with seasoning. Toss to coat. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until peppers have softened and shrimp have curled and turned pink.

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Want to make homemade fajita seasoning? Just stir together 1 tablespoon chili powder, 2 teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1 teaspoons brown sugar, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder and 1 teaspoon ground cumin.

Step 3

Serve the shrimp, peppers and onions alongside the cilantro, tortillas, and sour cream, allowing guests to assemble fajitas as they desire.

(Image: Jackie Dodd)
(Image: Jackie Dodd)