Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

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These sheet pan shrimp fajitas make for an easy weeknight meal with Mexican flavor. Simply bake your shrimp, peppers and onions together on one sheet, load up your tortillas and enjoy!

I’m seriously in denial that it’s almost May, but I’m also excited for all the spring/summer festivities coming up! Especially Cinco de Mayo. I mean, who doesn’t love holidays that involve tacos and palomas?

These sheet pan shrimp fajitas make for an easy weeknight meal with Mexican flavor. Simply bake your shrimp, peppers and onions together on one sheet, load up your tortillas and enjoy!

That said, I’m really pumped for today’s post because I’ve teamed up with some of my friends to bring you six Mexican recipes that are easy AND healthy. They’re perfect for celebrating on May 5th, but honestly you can add these to your recipe collection and use them whenever a craving for Mexican hits.

These sheet pan shrimp fajitas make for an easy weeknight meal with Mexican flavor. Simply bake your shrimp, peppers and onions together on one sheet, load up your tortillas and enjoy!

When we go out to a Mexican restaurant I always order one of two things — a salad (our favorite local spot has the best shrimp and avocado salad) OR fajitas. Fajitas are the best for two reasons 1. They come to the table sizzliiiinnnggg and 2. Loading up the tortillas with all the toppings is super fun.

I love playing with my food so anytime I can order a build your own meal like fajitas or make-your-own-spring-rolls, I’m in!

These sheet pan shrimp fajitas make for an easy weeknight meal with Mexican flavor. Simply bake your shrimp, peppers and onions together on one sheet, load up your tortillas and enjoy! These sheet pan shrimp fajitas make for an easy weeknight meal with Mexican flavor. Simply bake your shrimp, peppers and onions together on one sheet, load up your tortillas and enjoy!

This recipe let’s you recreate the fajita experience at home, but without dirtying up a bunch of dishes. You cook your shrimp and veggies in the oven on a single sheet pan while prepping your toppings. It’s easy peasy and takes less than 30 minutes!

When it comes to the tortillas, I get asked often what brand I recommend. Usually I look for whole-grain corn tortillas with minimal ingredients, but these are usually small and not great for wrapping fajitas. For fajitas I like the Food for Life sprouted-grain tortillas or La Tortilla Factory’s organic tortillas. I’ve been dying to try the grain-free tortillas from Siete Foods, but haven’t had a chance yet.

That said, tortillas certainly aren’t the star of this recipe. You can load the shrimp and veggies on a big bed of greens and make yourself a fajita salad and it will be absolutely delicious. I know this for sure because that’s what I did with the leftovers!!

These sheet pan shrimp fajitas make for an easy weeknight meal with Mexican flavor. Simply bake your shrimp, peppers and onions together on one sheet, load up your tortillas and enjoy!

If you make these sheet pan shrimp fajitas, be sure to leave a comment and star rating below letting us know how it turned out. Your feedback is so helpful for the EBF team and our readers!

Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

5 from 13 votes
These sheet pan shrimp fajitas make for an easy weeknight meal with Mexican flavor. Simply bake your shrimp, peppers and onions together on one sheet, load up your tortillas and enjoy! 
Three shrimp fajitas with avocado, peppers, and cilantro.
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 3 bell peppers, seeded and sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 5-6 to rtillas
  • salsa, avocado and cilantro, for serving

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425°. Toss bell peppers and onion with garlic, salt, pepper and olive oil. Add to sheet pan and cook for 10-12 minutes.
  • While onions and peppers are cooking, toss shrimp with olive oil, chili powder, cumin, onion powder and salt.
  • Remove onions and peppers from oven, toss and push to one side of the baking sheet. Add shrimp to the other side of the sheet and return to the oven. Cook for another 10 minutes or until shrimp are no longer translucent and cooked through.
  • Serve shrimp and veggies in warm tortillas with salsa, avocado and cilantro on top.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 of recipe Calories: 397kcal Carbohydrates: 42g Protein: 36g Fat: 17g Fiber: 7g Sugar: 9g
Course: Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: fajitas, one pan meal, sheet pan, shrimp fajitas

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    44 comments
    1. Donna
      January 17, 2022 AT 9:42 pm

      5 stars
      I made these for dinner tonight and my husband and I loved them. The spice on the shrimp was perfect. Easy, fast, delicious, my kind of meal!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        January 18, 2022 AT 10:03 am

        Woo!! So awesome to hear this recipe was a hit, Donna. Thanks for the review. It means the world to me!

    2. Bethany
      December 4, 2021 AT 4:17 pm

      5 stars
      These were delicious, and so easy. I will definitely make them again. My husband said they were the most delicious thing he ate all day!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        December 6, 2021 AT 10:52 am

        Ah yay! So happy to hear this recipe was a hit, Bethany! Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it :).

    3. Johanna
      November 30, 2021 AT 12:38 pm

      5 stars
      This has become a staple in my house! So easy to make and so yummy!! The whole family loves when I make this.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        December 1, 2021 AT 11:43 am

        Ah yay! So pumped to hear this recipe was a hit, Johanna! Thanks so much for the review. It means so much to me!

    4. Gina
      November 22, 2021 AT 6:40 pm

      5 stars
      I made this for dinner tonight and it was delicious! Bonus points for how easy it was and only using one pan! I used 1.5 pounds of jumbo shrimp and three fit well in 6” tortillas with a bunch of the veggies on top. I will definitely be making this again!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        November 23, 2021 AT 11:06 am

        Woo!! So happy to hear this recipe was a success, Gina. Thanks so much for making it and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate the feedback!

    5. Natalie
      October 19, 2021 AT 11:23 pm

      5 stars
      I made this recipe tonight for myself and my husband and it was a hit! We both loved it, particularly the seasoning on the shrimp. And I loved that it didn’t require standing over the stove, so we could enjoy our wine while it cooked. I piled the shrimp and veggies into large flour tortillas and topped with Trader Joe’s peach salsa, avocado slices and Cholula. Yum, such a delicious and easy recipe!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        October 20, 2021 AT 11:38 am

        Woo!! So happy to hear you both enjoyed these shrimp fajitas, Natalie! Thanks so much for trying out the recipe and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

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