Margarita Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

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Deanna Published: January 15, 2021 Modified: September 1, 2021
Margarita Shrimp Fajitas Recipe

How To Make Margarita Shrimp Fajitas

Tequila and lime juice, sauteed with onions, unleash a fresh, tangy, and fragrant flavor that makes this shrimp fajita develop an umami-rich flavor.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1yellow onion,coarsely chopped
  • 8key limes,juiced
  • fl oztequila,(1 jigger)
  • 1lbraw shrimp,peeled and deveined
  • 2green bell peppers,coarsely chopped
  • 2tbspfresh cilantro,chopped or to taste
  • 1tspground cayenne pepper


  1. Combine onion, Key lime juice, and tequila in a large skillet over high heat; saute until onion is translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium.

  2. Add shrimp, green bell peppers, cilantro, and cayenne pepper; cover and simmer until shrimp turns bright pink, about 7 minutes.


  • Calories: 186.35kcal
  • Fat: 1.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.01g
  • Fiber: 5.41g
  • Sugar: 5.04g
  • Protein: 24.64g
  • Cholesterol: 182.57mg
  • Sodium: 141.09mg
  • Calcium: 130.80mg
  • Potassium: 595.31mg
  • Iron: 1.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 24.20µg
  • Vitamin C: 88.53mg
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