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Shrimp Fajitas with Avocado Aioli Recipe

Shrimp Fajitas with Avocado Aioli

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Servings: 4 

Estimated Total Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Add some Mexican flavors to tonight’s meal with this easy-to-make and incredibly tasty version of fajitas.

Recipe Nutritional Information:

Calories per Serving: 525

Total Protein per Serving: 31 grams

Total Carbs per Serving: 49 grams

 Total Fat per Serving: 23 grams

Saturated Fat per Serving: 5 grams

Total Fiber per Serving: 9 grams

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tbsp canola oil

1 tbsp crushed garlic (two cloves)

1 large onion, sliced

1 red pepper, large, cut into strips

1 green pepper, large, cut into strips

2 tsp chili powder

2 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 tsp cumin

2 tbsp water

1 lb large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tail-off, uncooked

2 Hass avocadoes, ripe, peeled and pitted (flesh only)

1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream

2 tbsp lime juice

8 fajita-sized flour tortillas (approx 6-inch diameter)


Preheat skillet to medium. Heat canola oil. Add garlic and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add onions and peppers, cooking until very soft, about 10 minutes.  

While peppers are cooking, mix chili powder, salt, sugar, red pepper flakes, and cumin in small bowl. Add 2 tbsp water and mix thoroughly. Add to peppers mixture in pan. Add shrimp, cooking just until pink through and sauce reduces, approximately 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low.

While shrimp is cooking, mash avocados until smooth. Add sour cream and lime juice, mixing thoroughly. Place 1/8 chicken and peppers mixture into each tortilla. Spoon 1/8 avocado aioli over each tortilla. Fold over and serve, two fajitas per serving.


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