Grilled Shrimp Fajita Foil Pack Recipe

One of the best parts about summer is firing up the grill and enjoying your favorite foods with family and friends. This summer, switch things up and try a grilled shrimp fajita foil pack. They are easy to make, healthy and full of flavor!

Pair with: brown rice, black beans, grilled cabbage or fruit salsa.

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2 large bell peppers, sliced

1 large onion, sliced

1 bunch scallions, quartered

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


1 1/4 pounds extra-large peeled and deveined shrimp, tails removed

2 limes, halved

12 6-inch flour tortillas

1/2 cup cilantro leaves


Grilled Shrimp Fajita Foil Pack Recipe

1. Heat grill to medium-high heat.
2. Toss the bell pepper, onion, scallions, oil, chili powder, cumin and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
3. Tear two pieces of wide heavy duty foil. Spread the mixture on one piece of foil, leaving a few inches of exposed for a border.
4. Place shrimp on top of the vegetable mixture in a single layer. Squeeze limes over top.
5. Place the remaining foil over top, lining the edges. Fold edges to make a leak-proof pack.
6. Tear two more pieces of foil.
7. Arrange tortillas overlapping one another slightly, top with the remaining piece of foil and fold edges once again to create a leak-proof pack.
8. Place the shrimp packet on the grill, close lid and cook for 12 minutes (no flipping necessary). Pack should appear puffed.
9. Remove from grill and place on baking sheet with tongs. Do not open, set aside to cool.
10. Place tortilla pack on grill and cook until warm, about 2 minutes per side.
11. Carefully open shrimp pack (should appear pink and cooked), scatter cilantro over top.
12. Serve shrimp and vegetable mixture over freshly warm tortillas.
13. Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts Per Serving:
12 Servings
Amount Per Serving
• Calories133.4
• Total Fat3.4 g
• Saturated Fat0.3 g
• Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g
• Monounsaturated Fat1.7 g
• Cholesterol41.3 mg
• Sodium349.3 mg
• Potassium82.8 mg
• Total Carbohydrate18.3 g
• Dietary Fiber3.0 g
• Sugars1.2 g
• Protein8.0 g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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