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Fajita Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

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, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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.

Nutrition Facts

1-3/4 cups: 390 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 717mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 5g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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