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Shrimp fajitas with bell peppers, onions, and a side of guacamole (use lettuce wraps instead of tortillas for low carb)

average rating is 3 out of 5, based on 150 votes

Experience the vibrant flavors of sizzling Shrimp Fajitas with colorful bell peppers and onions, all wrapped in refreshing lettuce leaves instead of tortillas. Paired with zesty guacamole, this low-carb, high-protein dish is perfect for a diabetic-friendly and SOZA weightloss approved meal that will tantalize your taste buds.

Serving Suggestions/Tips:

Serve with a squeeze of fresh lime juice for an extra burst of citrus flavor.

Garnish with chopped cilantro or a sprinkle of crumbled queso fresco for added texture and taste.

Customize your fajitas with additional toppings like sliced jalapeños, sour cream (in moderation), or diced avocado.



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Low-carb high-protein diabetic-friendly gluten-free grain-free low-sugar keto-friendly paleo-friendly low-calorie healthy fats fiber-rich vitamin-rich nutrient-dense dairy-free nut-free soy-free egg-free diabetic diet weight loss-friendly


For the Shrimp Fajitas:

  • 1/2 pound (225g) shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 bell pepper (any color), sliced

  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Guacamole:

  • 1 ripe avocado

  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Toss until the shrimp are evenly coated with the spices.

  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bell pepper, onion, and minced garlic. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are slightly softened.

  3. Push the vegetables to one side of the skillet and add the seasoned shrimp. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.

  4. Meanwhile, prepare the guacamole. In a small bowl, mash the avocado with a fork until smooth. Add diced tomatoes, chopped onion, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Mix well.

  5. To serve, take a large lettuce leaf and spoon some shrimp fajita mixture onto it. Top with guacamole and roll it up like a taco or burrito.

  6. Repeat the process for the remaining lettuce leaves and fillings.

  7. Enjoy your delicious low-carb, high-protein Shrimp Fajitas with lettuce wraps and a side of guacamole!


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