Grilled Shrimp Fajitas

Surprise your family with sizzling, restaurant-quality fajitas! A spicy marinade fabulously flavors shrimp.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Marinade

1
tablespoon lime juice
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
2
medium cloves garlic, crushed
Pinch ground red pepper (cayenne)

Fajitas

2
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
2
medium red bell peppers, cut into strips (about 2 cups)
1
medium red onion, sliced (about 2 cups)
Olive oil cooking spray
6
Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch; from 11-oz package)
1 1/2
cups refrigerated guacamole (from 14-oz package)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix marinade ingredients until well blended. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate 20 minutes to marinate, turning once. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, place bell peppers and onion; spray with cooking spray. Place vegetables in grill basket (grill "wok"). Wrap tortillas in foil; set aside.
  • 2 Place basket on grill rack over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 minutes, turning vegetables once.
  • 3 Drain shrimp; discard marinade. Add shrimp to grill basket. Cover grill; cook 5 to 7 minutes longer, turning shrimp and vegetables once, until shrimp are pink. Place wrapped tortillas on grill. Cook 2 minutes, turning once, until warm.
  • 4 On serving platter, place shrimp and vegetables; cover to keep warm. Place warmed tortillas on plate; place guacamole in serving bowl. For each serving, top tortilla with shrimp, vegetables and guacamole; fold tortilla over filling.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    175mg
    175%;
    Sodium
    1140mg
    1140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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