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posted by Dave on Apr 28

Today we feature the Spam Fusion Fajitas from Jimmy Buffet’s at the Waikiki Beachcomber.  This is actually an award winning entry from Stay Slagor of San Diego who won the national Great American Spam Championship.  It was chosen from over 800 entries and as a prize Stacy won a trip to Hawaii to attend the Spam Jam.  We have never done this in our photo blog history but here is the winning recipe.   If you do it right it will look like the photo you see.

SPAM FUSION FAJITAS

2 tablespoons olive oil1 medium yellow onion, sliced into thin wedges1 large red bell pepper, cut into thin strips1 (12-ounce) can Spam Classic, in 1/4-inch thick strips8 fajita-size flour tortillas, warmed» Salsa:1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, drained1 (4-ounce) can diced jalapenos, drained1/4 cup sliced green onions1/4 cup chopped cilantro1/4 cup teriyaki sauce

Combine salsa ingredients; set aside.

Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and bell peppers. Saute 5 to 8 minutes, until lightly browned and softened; remove and set aside. In same skillet, fry Spam until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

Return onions and peppers to skillet and stir to combine. Spoon onto tortillas. Top with salsa. Serves 4.

Approximate nutritional information, per serving: 750 calories, 38 g fat, 11 g saturated fat, 60 mg cholesterol, greater than 2,300 mg sodium, 82 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 25 g sugar, 21 g protein

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