Pineapple Salsa Recipe

Pineapple Salsa Recipe

Our Pineapple Salsa Recipe is an amazing blend of sweet and savory flavors. The combination of pineapple and jalapeno is so evenly matched it creates a refreshing blast you will love serving as an appetizer or side dish.

This salsa is a great addition to your summer grilling with chicken or pork dishes, however…..

When paired with fish you may have a perfect marriage!

Ingredients for Pineapple Salsa Recipe

  • One whole fresh pineapple
  • Red pepper
  • Orange pepper
  • Red Onion
  • Jalapeno
  • Cilantro
  • Fresh lime juice
Pineapple Salsa Ingredients
Pineapple Salsa Ingredients

How do you make Pineapple Salsa from scratch?

  • Chop pineapple into small pieces that resembles tiny cubes. Set aside.
  • Clean red and orange peppers removing stems, meat and seeds from the pepper and chop into small pieces.
  • Clean the jalapeno removing stems, meat and all seeds, then chop into small fine pieces.
  • Chop the red onion into fine small pieces and set aside.
  • Finely chop cilantro.
  • Toss all of the chopped ingredients together in a large bowl, add fresh lime juice, toss again.
  • Cover and chill in refrigerate until serving. This will give all the flavors a chance to blend.

How to carve a Pineapple Bowl

  • Start with a whole fresh pineapple. Use a large knife and cut the pineapple in half lengthwise, including the stem. You will have 2 halfs.
  • Use a small paring knife cut around the edge of the pineapple leaving about 1/2 inch edge around the outside of the pineapple. Make sure you do not cut through the sides or bottom of the pineapple.
  • With a paring knife cut through the middle of the core, again making sure you do not cut through the pineapple, and make three cuts from side to side in the same way.
  • With a large spoon scoop out the loose pieces one by one, setting them aside.
  • Once you have a clean pineapple shell drain out any remaining juice. Tip: Use the leftover pineapple juice for a cocktail or smoothie!
  • Chill the shell until ready to use.
  • Chop the leftover pineapple into small pieces to use in the salsa.
  • Prepare the salsa. Scoop the salsa into the pineapple bowl to serve.
  • Serve with chips and enjoy!

5 ways to use leftover Pineapple Salsa

Pineapple salsa will last for 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator. Here are 5 of our favorite ways to use any leftover pineapple salsa:

  • Fish Tacos – on Taco Tuesday there is nothing better than fish tacos with pineapple salsa and our tangy lime crema. Check out our Mini Taco Salad Cups for the easy crema recipe. Yum!
  • Add a spoonful to an 8 oz. water bottle and let it infuse in the water for a refreshing afternoon drink.
  • Add the remaining salsa to a bottle of blanco tequila. Refrigerate for about a week to fully infuse, and then strain the tequila. Perfect for your favorite margarita or cocktail recipe.
  • Serve along side or on top of your favorite seafood steak, such as swordfish, halibut, sea bass, cod or sole.
  • Serve alongside Coconut Shrimp.

Get creative with your pairings

We could go on and on with ways to use this zesty Salsa!

Serve our Salsa alongside these amazing recipes:

Pineapple Salsa
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Pineapple Salsa Recipe

This Pineapple Salsa Recipe is an amazing blend of sweet and savory flavors. The combination of pineapple and jalapeno is so evenly matched it creates a refreshing appetizer or side dish.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Carribbean
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 26kcal
Author: Jayne Harter

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Fresh Pineapple – diced
  • ½ cup Red Pepper – diced
  • ½ cup Orange Pepper – diced
  • 1 whole jalapeno – finely chopped
  • ½ cup red onion – finely chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro – finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp lime juice – freshly squeezed

Instructions

  • Chop pineapple into small pieces that resembles tiny cubes. Set aside.
  • Clean red pepper removing stems, meat and seeds from the pepper and chop into small pieces.
  • Clean the jalapeno removing stems, meat and all seeds, then chop into small fine pieces.
  • Chop the red onion into fine small pieces.
  • Finely chop the cilantro.
  • Toss all of the chopped ingredients together in a large bowl, add fresh lime juice, toss again.
  • Cover and chill in refrigerate until serving. This will give all the flavors a chance to blend.
  • Pineapple salsa will last for 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator, covered.

Nutrition

Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 89mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 543IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg

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