steak and shrimp fajitas

steak and shrimp fajitas

prep time: 15 minutes
cook time: 40 minutes
ready in: 55 minutes

makes: 8 servings, 1 fajita each


  • 1 lb beef sirloin steak, cut 1 to 1¼" thick
  • 12 oz. large peeled and deveined raw shrimp
  • 12 sprigs cilantro
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon fajita seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 red and or green sweet peppers, seeded and halved
  • 8 (10-inch) flour tortillas

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. Place steak, shrimp and cilantro in a large plastic bag with seal. Combine lime juice, oil, fajita seasoning and salt. Pour over meat and shrimp. Seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 4–12 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to medium. Discard marinade and cilantro. Grill steak for 6–8 minutes per side. Add peppers to the grill and cook for 8–10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, thread shrimp onto three 15" skewers. Grill shrimp for 6–8 minutes or until opaque, turning once.
  4. Thinly slice steak and peppers. Remove shrimp from skewers. Serve beef, peppers and shrimp with warm tortillas.

per serving: 370 calories, 14g fat, 4g saturated fat, 110mg cholesterol, 540mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 26g protein