Pineapple Chicken Fajitas Recipe
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Pineapple Chicken Fajitas Recipe

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Suggested romance: Serve with sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, salsa and toasted almonds. Honey and pineapple add a sweet twist to these fajitas that my family loves. I like to serve them with coleslaw and baked or fried potatoes. —Raymonde Bourgeois, Swastika, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 each medium green, sweet red and yellow peppers, julienned
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 tablespoons fajita seasoning mix
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 8 flour tortillas (10 inches), warmed

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 402 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 839mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 7g fiber), 30g protein


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chicken in oil for 4-5 minutes. Add peppers and onion; cook and stir 4-5 minutes longer.
  2. In a small bowl, combine seasoning mix and water; stir in the honey, parsley, garlic powder and salt. Stir into skillet. Add pineapple. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
  3. Place chicken mixture on one side of each tortilla; fold tortillas over filling. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple Chicken Fajitas in Taste of Home August/September 2005, p 37

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2016

"I made fajitas for the first time ever and I'm certainly happy I found this recipe! Absolutely delicious! I did use pineapple juice instead of water, but no other changes. Thanks for the recipe??"

Reviewed Apr. 29, 2015

"My husband and I really enjoyed these fajitas. After reading the reviews, I also used pineapple juice instead of water...yum! I will definitely make them again!"

Reviewed Jun. 19, 2013

"I made this for the first time tonight. I also added the pineapple juice instead of the water. It was excellent! My husband and I loved it!"

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

"Used pineapple juice instead of water. So yummy!"

Reviewed Apr. 18, 2011

"Finally got around to trying this recipe tonight! The pineapple & honey added a subtle sweet flavor. ~A nice diversion to typical fajitas. :) Excited to substitute the water with pineapple juice next time! Thanks for the idea!"

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