Shrimp Fajitas

05 Apr 2023

Prawn fajitas

30 minutes | easy | Serves 4


  • 500g shelled king prawns
  • 8 four tortillas
  • 2 peppers, cut into wedges
  • 2 onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 bunch coriander, leaves picked
  • Sour cream, to serve
  • 1 green chilli, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder




Combine the ingredients for the seasoning and set aside.

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Toss the onion

Toss the onion and pepper wedges with a splash of oil and thread onto a skewer.

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Preheat two gas burners

Preheat two gas burners on the Jupiter Outback BBQ and set the heat to medium. Cook the onions and peppers until soft and charred in places – 5-10 minutes.

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Toss the prawns

Toss the prawns with a splash of oil and half the fajita seasoning.

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Thread the prawns onto skewers

Thread the prawns onto skewers and transfer to the BBQ to cook for a minute each side or until pink.

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Transfer to cooked vegetables

Transfer to cooked vegetables to a frying pan with half the seasoning and a generous splash of water. Cook until the vegetables are coated in the spice mix, then stir through the prawns.

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Serve the prawns and vegetables in the tortillas with sour cream, coriander and green chilli.

You could easily swap out the prawns for chicken thighs if you want to make these fajitas meatier, or use a red meat such as steak instead.

Recipe Author

Recipe Author

Helen Graves

Helen Graves is an award-winning recipe, food and travel writer with a particular interest in barbecue. She writes freelance for many major food and drink publications and is editor of Pit, the UK's first independent magazine about live-fire cooking. Helen has created a series of exclusive recipes for Outback that focus on maximising flavour for the home cook using lots of spices, fresh herbs and BBQ technique.

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