Shrimp Fajita Bowls Recipe

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Gabriel Modified: December 15, 2021
Shrimp Fajita Bowls Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Fajita Bowls

Savor a hearty dish with these shrimp fajita tossed in lime juice and spices. It’s served over rice with veggies, salsa, and avocado slices.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



For the shrimp:

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1lime juice
  • 1tspchili powder
  • 1tspcumin
  • 1tsporegano
  • ½tspsmoked paprika
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tsponion powder
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 1lblarge shrimp,peeled, deveined, tail-off

For the veggies:

  • 2medium red bell peppers,sliced
  • 1large red onion,sliced
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste

For the rice:

  • 3cupsbrown rice,cooked
  • 2tbspcilantro,chopped
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ½lime juice

For the salsa and topping:

  • 1cuptomatoes,diced
  • cupwhite onion,chopped
  • ¼cupcilantro,chopped
  • pinchkosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • 4ozhass avocado,(1 small) thinly sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the shrimp ingredients from olive oil through pepper.

  2. Add the shrimp and toss to evenly coat.

  3. Set aside and allow to marinate while making the veggies.


  1. Combine all veggie ingredients in a large bowl.  Use hands to toss and evenly coat veggies with oil and seasoning.

  2. Transfer to a sheet pan and roast for 20 minutes, tossing halfway through.

Rice and Salsa:

  1. Meanwhile, prepare the rice and salsa.  In a medium bowl, combine rice with cilantro, salt, and lime juice.

  2. In a small bowl, make the salsa by combining the tomatoes, onion, cilantro, salt and pepper.

  3. Remove veggies from oven and place marinated shrimp (leaving excess marinade in the bowl) evenly among the veggies.

  4. Return to the oven and roast for 8 minutes.

  5. Place ¾ cup rice in each of 4 bowls.  Evenly divide the shrimp, veggies, salsa, and sliced avocado among each bowl and serve.


  • Calories: 769.40kcal
  • Fat: 16.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.74g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.45g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 127.29g
  • Fiber: 11.04g
  • Sugar: 6.27g
  • Protein: 29.04g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 1077.05mg
  • Calcium: 166.46mg
  • Potassium: 1057.77mg
  • Iron: 4.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 196.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 93.16mg
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