Zero Point Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas

Introduction: Dive into a world of flavor with our mouthwatering Shrimp Fajitas recipe! Bursting with vibrant colors and tantalizing spices, these fajitas are a perfect balance of freshness and zest. Whether you’re looking for a quick weeknight meal or planning a festive gathering, these shrimp fajitas are sure to impress. Join us as we guide you through the step-by-step process of creating this delicious dish that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight.

Ingredients:

For the Shrimp Fajitas:

  • 1 lb. large or extra-large cooked or raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 orange pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 1/2 lime, juiced (optional)

For the Fajita Seasoning:

  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp paprika or smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions:

Preparing the Shrimp:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine all the fajita seasoning ingredients. Stir until well combined.
  3. Rinse the cooked shrimp and remove the tails.
  4. Place the shrimp in a large zip-lock bag. Pour the fajita seasoning over the shrimp in the bag. Seal the bag and shake until the shrimp are evenly coated.

Cooking the Vegetables:

  1. Deseed and slice the peppers and onion.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Place the sliced onions and peppers on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Cook in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes.

Adding the Shrimp:

  1. Remove the vegetables from the oven and add the shrimp directly to the baking sheet, spreading them evenly over the vegetables.
  2. Return the baking sheet to the oven for an additional 7-10 minutes if using cooked shrimp, or 15-20 minutes if using raw shrimp.

Finishing Touches:

  1. Remove from oven and gently stir to combine the seasoning with the vegetables and shrimp.
  2. Drizzle lime juice over the top, if desired.

Serving Suggestions:

  1. Serve the shrimp fajitas on top of a low-point tortilla, rice, cauliflower rice, or as is.
  2. Garnish with toppings such as non-fat plain Greek yogurt, avocado, or salsa for added flavor.

Notes:

  • For a variation, you can substitute the shrimp with skinless, boneless chicken tenders.
  • These shrimp fajitas can be stored in the fridge for 5-7 days or in the freezer for up to a month.
  • Consider dividing the recipe into single-serving containers along with cauliflower rice or frozen cauliflower stir-fry rice for easy meal prep.

Nutrition Information:

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 174
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 252mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Net Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Protein: 20g

Conclusion: With its tantalizing blend of spices and succulent shrimp, our Shrimp Fajitas recipe is a true crowd-pleaser. Whether enjoyed as a family meal or shared with friends, these fajitas are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for bold flavors and hearty ingredients. So, gather your ingredients and get ready to embark on a culinary adventure that will leave you craving more!

Looking for a low point tortilla? The Mission low carb tortillas are 2 personal points per tortilla, Ole’ Wellness Extreme Wraps are 1 personal point per tortilla, or  Mission white corn tortillas are 3 personal points for 2 tortillas.

Ingredients

Shrimp Fajita Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. large or x-large cooked or raw shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded, sliced
  • 1 red yellow pepper, deseeded, sliced
  • 1 orange pepper, deseeded, sliced
  • 1 small yellow onion, sliced
  • 1/2 lime, juiced,optional

Fajita Seasoning Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp paprika or smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp oregano, dried
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. In a small mixing bowl combine all seasonings. Stir until well combined.
  3. Rinse the cooked shrimp and pull the tails off each shrimp.
  4. Place shrimp inside of a large zip lock bag. Pour fajita seasonings over the shrimp in the large zip lock bag.  Seal bag and shake all ingredients together until the shrimp is well coated.
  5. Deseed and slice the peppers and onions.
  6. Line a large baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spray the aluminum foil with non stick cooking spray.
  7. Place the sliced onion and bell peppers onto the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Cook in the preheated oven oven for 30-35 minutes.
  9. Remove vegetables from oven and add the shrimp directly to the sheet pan with the vegetables. Spreading the shrimp out evenly over the all the vegetables.
  10. Place the baking sheet back in the oven for another 7-10 more minutes if using cooked shrimp. If using raw shrimp-increase the cooking time to 15-20 minutes to ensure they are full cooked.
  11. Remove from oven. Stir gently to allow the seasoning to combine with vegetables and shrimp.
  12. Drizzle lime juice over the top, if desired.
  13. Serve on top of a low point tortilla, over rice, cauliflower rice, or as is.

Makes 4 ( 1 and 1/4 cup) servings

0 Points® per serving

Notes

  1. You can substitute the shrimp for 1 pound of skinless, boneless chicken tenders for the same point value. Increase the cooking time to 30 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked.
  2. These shrimp fajitas can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 5-7 days or in the freezer for up to a month. To thaw-place in the fridge overnight and reheat in the microwave for 2-3 minutes.
  3. This recipe can be divided into single size serving containers along with 1 cup cauliflower rice or 1 cup frozen Trader Joe’s cauliflower stir fry rice for an easy meal prep meal.  Then when you are ready to eat just cook in the microwave for 2-3 minutes. Add non fat plain Greek yogurt or non fat sour cream, avocado or salsa.

Nutrition Information:

YIELD:

4

SERVING SIZE:

1
Amount Per Serving: CALORIES: 174TOTAL FAT: 0gSATURATED FAT: 0gTRANS FAT: 0gUNSATURATED FAT: 6gCHOLESTEROL: 0mgSODIUM: 252mgCARBOHYDRATES: 5gNET CARBOHYDRATES: 4gFIBER: 1gSUGAR: 3gPROTEIN: 20g

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