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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

Equipment

  • Microwave
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Small Saucepan

Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

  • 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.

Video

Notes

  • 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.