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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jsmith2110 User ID: 5558876 265888
Reviewed May. 12, 2017

"My wife's favorite dish!"

volson User ID: 3322527 247336
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??"

sgronholz User ID: 1473861 225636
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!"

[email protected] User ID: 5326454 134121
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!"

s_pants User ID: 174050 53859
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

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

LaFrenierM User ID: 5629873 53833
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!"

chelcy_leanne User ID: 4577024 102533
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011

"My husband and I absolutely love this recipe, especially prepared with the low fat spanish rice recipe. We do substitute pineapple juice for the water to make it even more mouth watering. Pair it with low carb whole wheat tortillas to make it extra healthy!"

ahmom User ID: 3426126 58508
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2010


tuscalooso User ID: 2401195 58300
Reviewed May. 10, 2009

"I didn't have fajita seasoning so found a recipe on the internet that used spices that I have on hand. Turned out excellent! Even my youngest ate every last bite!"

moisarah User ID: 1155009 113092
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2008

"Instead of 1/4 c water, I use reserved pineapple juice. It tastes even better."

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