Cooking For One: Easy Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

Welcome to Cooking For One Recipes!  This series is designed for those of us who don’t need recipes for big meals- just enough for one person to eat without a ton of leftovers.  Or, if you are feeding a large family, you can certainly alter the recipes to whatever amount of people you need!

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This recipe for Shrimp Fajitas is simple and easy to do.  Plus the ingredients freeze well so you make this twice.


1/2 onion sliced
1/2 bag frozen mixed peppers
1/2 lb easy peel shrimp
Fajita Seasoning (you can buy pre-made or make your own with the recipe below)


Fajita Seasoning:

1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon sugar
3/4 teaspoon crushed chicken bouillon cube
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon cumin


1. In a saute pan, heat 1 tblspn oil and then add onion and frozen peppers.


2. While vegetables are sauteing, mix the fajita seasoning together.

fajita seasoning

3. Peel shrimp.

4. Once peppers and onions begin to get tender, add shrimp and sprinkle fajita seasoning on top.  Cook together for about 5 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through.


5. Serve hot in a tortilla shell with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, and cheese.

You know you want all those extras too!

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