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Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas

Chicken and Shrimp Fajita

Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas

Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas – Delicious and Flavorful Every Time

If you have been a long-time fajita lover, you may already know that chicken and shrimp are delicious together. However, you might not have found the most delicious Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas Recipe yet. This recipe has seasoned chicken and shrimp with sauteed peppers and onions. It is all wrapped together in a fresh tortilla where every single bite is packed with flavor. If you are looking for an easy weeknight dinner, this is your winner every time.

Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti Ingredients

The ingredients for this Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas recipe are simple. You might already have some of these in your home already. The ingredients include the following:

  • EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)

  • Chicken thighs 

  • Shrimp

  • Onion

  • Red pepper 

  • Green pepper 

  • Yellow pepper

  • Seasonings

  • Lime

Once you get these ingredients, you can make this delicious instant pot chicken spaghetti that your entire family will love.

How to make chicken and shrimp fajitas?

This Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas Recipe is simple and quick to make. The steps for making this recipe include:

  • Cut up your chicken

  • Peel and devine the shrimp (if needed)

  • Season the shrimp and chicken with your spices (let it sit while you are preparing everything else)

  • Cook the chicken (then remove these from your skillet)

  • Cook the shrimp just until they are cooked through (you don’t want to overcook them, then remove these from your skillet)

  • Cook the onion and peppers in a large skillet until they are soft

  • Add the chicken and shrimp back into the skillet (stir to combine)

  • Serve over tortillas and add your desired fajita toppings

Now you see that making this Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas Recipe really is as simple as seasoning your meat, cooking your vegetables, cooking your meat, and assembling everything together.

What do you serve with Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas?

If you are going to make this Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas Recipe, you will want to serve them with all the best ingredients. Some of the best options, along with the warm flour tortillas, include:

  • Salsa or pico

  • Guacamole

  • Sour cream

  • Cilantro (as a garnish)

  • Lime

  • Sliced Avocado

You can make a fajita bar by laying all the ingredients out on the table and letting your family or dinner guests choose what they want on their Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas.

What goes with fajitas?

My family likes to eat this Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas Recipe with yellow rice, black beans, or both. Any type of rice or beans would go great with this Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas.

How to warm flour tortillas?

If you would like to warm up your flour tortillas, you just need to do the following:

  • Cover them in a paper towel and microwave them for 15 seconds…or…

  • Heat them in a skillet for a few seconds on each side (put the skillet on low)

Heating the tortillas can make your fajitas taste so much better than they already are.

Can you cook chicken and shrimp in the same pan?

Yes, you definitely can. It is safe to cook different meats in the same pan. Just remember that one type of meat might cook faster than another.

Helpful tools to make this Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas Recipe:

Cast Iron Skillet– The skillet I used to make this recipe.

This Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas Recipe is delicious, quick and easy to make, and flavorful every time. You can decide how much seasoning you want to add to your fajitas when making them.

This recipe is customizable to the ingredients that your family loves the most on fajitas.

More Dinner Recipes you’ll enjoy:

Instant Pot Chicken Spaghetti

Cast Iron Skillet Lasagna

Dirty Rice (With Ground Turkey)

Turkey Stir Fry with Peppers and Onions

Honey Garlic Chicken

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Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas

 

Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas

Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas

This Chicken And Shrimp Fajitas Recipe has seasoned chicken and shrimp with sauteed peppers and onions. It is all wrapped together in a fresh tortilla where every single bite is packed with flavor. If you are looking for an easy weeknight dinner, this is your winner every time.
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: chicken recipes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 402kcal
Author: Dionne

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • ½ tablespoon of onion powder
  • ½ tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon of paprika
  • ¾ teaspoon of salt divided, ¼ teaspoon for peppers
  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, sliced
  • 1 pound of medium raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 green pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper sliced
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 lime quartered in 4
  • 1 pack Street Taco Flour Tortillas

Instructions

For The Chicken And Shrimp:

  • Mix all seasonings together except for ¼ teaspoon of salt. Drizzle chicken and shrimp with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season chicken and shrimp to coat.

For Chicken and Shrimp Fajitas:

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until warm.
  • Add chicken and cook until done, 5-8 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • Add shrimp and cook on each side 1-2 minutes, until opaque. Remove and set aside.
  • Add peppers and onion. Add 1/4 teaspoon of salt and stir occasionally until charred and just softened, about 3 minutes.
  • Add chicken and shrimp back into the skillet and drizzle with lime.
  • Serve with tortillas and your favorite toppings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 302mg | Sodium: 992mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1546IU | Vitamin C: 85mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 3mg
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14 Comments

  • Reply Cate 2020/09/25 at 7:21 pm

    Oh yumm!! These fajitas look delicious, and so easy to make! Can’t wait to try them!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/10/01 at 7:00 am

      Thank you! Let me know how it goes!

  • Reply Emily 2020/09/25 at 8:04 pm

    5 stars
    Why have I never cooked chicken and shrimp together before? Such a delicious combo and so much flavor in this fajitas recipe!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/28 at 5:15 pm

      It is such a great combo! So glad you enjoyed it!

  • Reply cyndy 2020/09/25 at 8:42 pm

    5 stars
    I made these for my family tonight and they were scrumptious. Your seasoning blend was perfect. Also this was just super easy!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/28 at 5:15 pm

      Glad you enjoyed them! Thank you for coming back and leaving a review!

  • Reply Priya Lakshminarayan 2020/09/25 at 9:14 pm

    5 stars
    Spunds like a perfect weeknight meal!!! Looks so good

  • Reply Priya Lakshminarayan 2020/09/25 at 9:15 pm

    Sounds like a perfect weeknight meal! Looks so good.

  • Reply Beth 2020/09/25 at 11:38 pm

    5 stars
    My daughter and I are going to love these! We love shrimp anything! Can’t wait to give this a try!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/09/28 at 4:58 pm

      Let us know when you try them!

  • Reply Sondra Barker 2020/09/30 at 10:01 pm

    Sounds like the perfect party dish! I will definitely keep this in mind. Thank you for sharing!!

    • Reply Dionne 2020/10/01 at 6:59 am

      Let me know if you try it. Thank you for stopping by!

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