Let’s face it. The meal prep lifestyle can be difficult without proper time management. This one sheet-pan shrimp fajitas recipe helps solve that. Prepping is further complicated when events and commitments surface. My recent road block was the annual Kansas City Restaraunt Week. As a foodie, I usually try to commit to trying out at least two-three new restaurants. I did exactly that!
My time was very limited to plan out and actually cook my recipes. Sheet pan and one-skillet dinners are perfect for saving time. For this dish, I literally whipped everything together in a bowl, drizzled olive oil, sprinkled seasonings throughout, and spread everything on a sheet pan. Shrimp cooks incredibly fast. You really can’t go wrong here!
Calories: 176 Fat: 4G Net Carbs: 7.5G Protein: 43G
I visited four restaurants for Restaurant Week. To provide a little background, Restaurant Week is an annual event in which multi-course meals are served for a largely discounted price. A portion of the proceeds raised by each restaurant is donated to various charitable organizations. Two of the restaurants I visited offered FOUR-course meals. The others offered three. Even with my two-a-days workout routine, I needed a meal with incredibly low carbs, yet delicious. These fajitas made an amazing recovery meal. I chose not to use tortillas because the fajitas are satisfying on their own, and HELLO, I could use a mini break from high carb meals.
As noted below, I used Trader Joe’s Reduced-Guilt Guacamole to save myself additional time. Check out my homemade guac recipe here. Also a great option!
The macros on typical guacamole are usually really good. Feel free to make your own if you wish. From time to time, I love to use the reduced-guilt guac from Trader Joe’s. I love the use of Greek yogurt. Very tasty!
To keep the macros low, and to continue on the low carb trend of the dish, I paired the fajitas with a small side salad. I used the Parmesan Ranch dressing from Trader Joe’s.
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Other Quick and Easy Sheet-Pan Recipes:
Sheet Pan Steak and Veggies
Sheet Pan Garlic Herb Goat Cheese Stuffed Salmon
Sheet Pan Chicken and Sweet Potatoes
Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas
Sheet Pan Almond Crusted Chicken with Smoked Cheddar and Bacon
Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon with Roasted Dill Potatoes
20-Minute Low-Carb One Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas
20-Minute Low-Carb One Sheet Pan Shrimp Fajitas is a quick and easy, keto, healthy, and low-calorie weeknight dinner recipe.
- 1 1/2 pounds pounds of raw shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1/4 red onion sliced
- 1 yellow pepper sliced
- 1 red pepper sliced
- 2-3 garlic cloves chopped
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
- 1 lime sliced into 4 portions
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- Trader Joe's Taco Seasoning to taste
- salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Place the shrimp, cilantro, and veggies in a medium-sized bowl.
Coat with olive oil.
Sprinkle the seasonings throughout.
Line a baking pan with foil. Spray with cooking spray.
Spread the contents evenly throughout the pan.
Bake for 8 minutes.
Broil for 2 minutes.
Remove from the oven. Squeeze fresh lime juice throughout.
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