Spicy Pineapple Salsa Recipe

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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.

Click here to see How to Buy a Ripe Pineapple.

Deliver Ingredients


  • 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.


Click here to see Recipe SWAT Team: Homemade Salsa Recipes.

Pineapple Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Pineapple Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.