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shrimp and steak fajita ingredients on a plate with avocado behind it

Steak and Shrimp Fajitas

Quickly sautee some shrimp to add to your steak fajitas if you're running out of steak. These steak and shrimp fajitas are a great way to switch up your dinner without much effort or planning.
Course dinner, main, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 person
Author Rebecca


  • Microwave
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Small Saucepan


  • leftover steak from Flat Iron Steak Fajitas recipe see notes for link to recipe
  • 2-3 frozen shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • pinch salt
  • tortillas
  • salsa (optional)
  • shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
  • guacamole or sliced avocado (optional)
  • cilantro (optional)


  • Reheat steak fajitas ingredients. While reheating ingredients, place a small saucepan over medium heat. Once hot place 2-3 frozen shrimp on saucepan, pour 1 T lemon juice and sprinkle a pinch of salt over shrimp. Cover with lid and steam for 3 minutes.
  • Turn shrimp and just cook until both sides are pink. Remove when both sides are pink. 2nd side may only take 1-2 minutes to cook through. Serve with remaining vegetables and sides from steak fajitas.



  • Use Flat Iron Steak Fajitas recipe to make steak, peppers, and onions. 
  • If using fresh shrimp, cook 1-2 minutes on each side and watch carefully (they cook FAST)
  • Optional toppings- salsa, guacamole, cheese, cilantro, corn, other sauteed vegetables.