Baked shrimp fajitas

By CHM staff member, Jeri Ball

*Editor’s note: This information was published in the May 2021 issue of Heartfelt Magazine, CHM’s monthly magazine that provides CHM membership-related tips and tricks, medical advice from doctors, testimonies from CHM members, and more. Please refer to the CHM Guidelines and applicable web pages for the most up-to-date information regarding CHM membership, sharing eligibility, and ministry news.*

Looking for a delicious recipe for family Mexican food night? We’ve got the perfect one for you! Enjoy this healthier alternative to traditional fajitas.


  • 1 ½ lbs raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced thin
  • 1 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 lime
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Soft tortilla
  • Light sour cream



  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl combine onion, peppers, shrimp, olive oil, and spices.
  3. Toss to combine.
  4. Spread onto large cookie sheet and place in oven for 8 minutes.
  5. Turn oven to broil and bake for an additional 2 minutes, until shrimp is cooked.
  6. Squeeze lime juice over entire mixture, serve in tortillas with chopped cilantro and sour cream.


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