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Grilled Shrimp Fajitas Skewers

Easy Grilled Shrimp Fajitas Skewers with a delicious homemade fajita marinade. These are bursting with flavor and a wholesome way to enjoy fajitas.
Course Grilled
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword grilled shrimp fajitas, shrimp fajita recipe, shrimp fajita skewers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Marinating 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 6 skewers
Calories 160kcal
Author Plating Pixels


  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • cup Mazola Corn Oil
  • cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon pickled jalapenos with juice
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 small bell peppers sliced (1 each of red, orange, and green)
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium onion sliced into wedges
  • 2 large limes juiced
  • Wooden or metal skewers


  • Place the first 9 ingredients (through black peppeinto a large Ziploc bag. Seal and shake to combine.
  • Add bell pepper, onion, and shrimp to the bag and mix to incorporate marinade evenly.
  • Remove air and seal. Marinate in the fridge at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours.
  • Remove from the fridge, add lime juice, and shake to combine. Let sit and room temp for about 20 minutes.
  • Alternate shrimp and vegetable pieces onto skewers.
  • Preheat a gas grill to medium heat. Lightly grease grates and add skewers. Grill 3 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly charred.
  • Rotate skewers and grill 3 to 5 minutes more, or until shrimp is opaque and cooked through. Serve immediately.


Serving: 1skewer | Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 191mg | Sodium: 1257mg | Potassium: 256mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1925IU | Vitamin C: 87mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2mg