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This has become a total family favorite- we make it for special occasions now. We omit the green onions and red onion. We use your regular old fashioned white onion, about half of one. I typically use way more than 2 bell peppers- at least 5 or 6- so that the meal stretches out for a few more servings. Also, I don't just use green bells, I prefer to use yellow, orange, and red so that the dish has a lot of color to it. We also typically add in a couple sliced roma tomatoes.

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Alicia4097 April 30, 2009

I made these last night and LOVED them! I used a 16 oz. frozen bag of jumbo shrimp that i chopped into quarters. I used 1 bell pepper and 7 green onions and it was perfect. I would say tho that the shrimp needed a bit of a kick maybe so next time I think I will add a bit of cayenne to the marinade but other than that the flavors were awesome! I served it on flour tortillas with cilantro, sour cream, chalula hot sauce, and an avocado mixture with lime, cilantro, cumin, cayenne, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. What a healthy and yummy dish, thanks for sharing, I will for sure make this again! Who would have guessed it was this easy to make your own fajitas?!?! *I just made these again last night only using chicken instead of shrimp and it turned out just as good. I guess this would even work with steak or anything else you wanted to use it for. Love this recipe! :) Also i added a little olive oil to the marinade so I could let it soak for a few hours in the marinade and not cook too much from the lime juice.

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cali~jenn July 28, 2009

This was quite yummy and very easy. I added one small onion, a handful of chopped cilantro and a few sliced in half tiny tomatoes to the peppers while sauteing. I also added a little salt, pepper and garlic powder to the pepper and onion mixture. We served these with cheddar cheese, sour cream, shredded lettuce and salsa. This is a wonderful dish that I will surely make again. Thanks for sharing!!

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Bellablue April 05, 2009

Delicious and simple. I had to substitute white onions, sliced, for the green onions, and we served with guacamole. Even the picky seven year old enjoyed it, onions and peppers included. Thanks for posting.

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Lori in NC February 17, 2009

Awesome! I made them just as stated and we loved them!! Thanks so much. The only thing I'd do different next time is add a habanero pepper to the onion and pepper mix to spice it up a bit, but otherwise it was so good! Thanks!

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HeidiSue February 07, 2009

We tried these last night and loved them. Just wish they were a little more saucy! I added some zest of the lime for an extra lime kick. I also used fresh cilantro instead of the oregano and real garlic. I used red pepper (ripe green pepper - much tastier and better for you!) and white onions, as I didn't have scallions, but I will try with scallions next time. There will definitely be a next time. Will also add a bit of chopped green chillies to the marinade next time, as we felt it could use a bit of heat! Yum - thanks for sharing!

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GrumpyIrishLady December 22, 2007

Yummy, yummy! I simply love shrimp fajitas, and these were just what the doctor ordered. I used a regular yellow onion instead of the green onions, and grilled the veggies and the shrimp on a cast iron griddle. Unfortunately, I was unable to use fresh cilantro in this recipe, as my plant died and the grocery store did not have any cilantro. That's the only thing I can think of that would have made this any better. Well, that, and maybe some fresh pico de gallo. I will most definitely make this again. Thanks! :)

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Kay D. November 11, 2007

This recipe is another one of those that is just excellent, I used both beef and shrimp in mine, cooked the beef longer than the shrimp of course, but marinated them both. This is the closest thing I have had to what I get in a Mexican food establishment that I have come across. By all means a keeper. Thanks for posting the recipe.

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Jacqueline in KY August 03, 2006

This was simple, fast, and fantastic. I added some yellow onion and hot peppers and cooked it on the grill. I will definitely be making this again and again.

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LaBcook November 11, 2014

Made these last weekend and they were a huge hit!

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Randy T. November 03, 2014
Shrimp Fajitas