Grilled Shrimp Fajitas

Grilled Shrimp Fajitas

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

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Do not marinate the shrimp longer than 20 minutes or they will start to cook in the marinade.
Look for prepared guacamole in the refrigerated section of your supermarket.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 175mg;
  • Sodium 1140mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 23g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.