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Spicy Pineapple Salsa Recipe

Pineapple Salsa
Allison Beck

Pineapple Salsa

A sweet and spicy salsa full of fresh flavors. Pairs well with grilled swordfish or halibut, as well as chicken. Or you can serve it in a bowl with blue corn chips for a party appetizer.

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  • whole ripe pineapple, rind removed, cored, and chopped into ¼-inch dice (about 3 cups of chunks)
  • 4 jalapeños, stemmed, seeded, and chopped into 1/8-inch dices
  • 1 large red onion, chopped into 1/8-¼-inch dices
  • ½ bunch cilantro, de-stemmed and roughly chopped
  • Salt, to taste


Combine the pineapple, jalapeño, and red onion in a medium bowl. 

Add the cilantro to the salsa, season with salt and let sit for about 30 minutes at room temperature before serving.


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