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Fajita Skillet Recipe

Fajita Skillet Recipe

This amazing recipe gives you authentic fajita flavor in 30 minutes without using a mix! And pineapple and tomato combine for a real treat that will have everybody coming back for seconds. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 flour tortillas (10 inches), cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1/2 pound beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium green pepper, sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 medium tomato, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, fry tortilla strips in 2 tablespoons oil on both sides for 1 minute or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  • 2. In the same skillet, cook the chicken, beef, green pepper, onion, soy sauce, brown sugar, chili powder, cumin and pepper in remaining oil for 3-4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and lime juice until smooth; add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in pineapple and tomato; heat through. Serve with tortilla strips. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cup equals 390 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 717 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.