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Pineapple Salsa

It may be hard for you to imagine a pineapple salsa like the one of this recipe since this salsa does not consist of a syrup that is used in desserts ... this recipe consists of an explosion of flavors .

It is a salsa in which the pineapple’s sweet flavor is combined with the hotness of the jalapeno pepper and they are wrapped in a bittersweet flavor coming from the vinegar and the ketchup. We know that is a combination out of the
ordinary but its flavor is amazing. Prepare the salsa when you have guests and you will be renown as a culinary expert.

This pineapple salsa really delights palates for its originality. We recommend using it in some shrimps, over some breaded chicken pieces or over some pork chops – possibly over the pork is its best application. It can also be used in some Mexican appetizers but not in all.

About the Recipe

  • In the preparation you are only going to blend and cook, it can be considered as a recipe for beginners.
  • This salsa enhances the bittersweet flavors for this reason pineapple in syrup is used and don’t substitute it for fresh pineapple because its acidity doesn’t combine with the other flavors.
  • To make the salsa 1 jalapeno pepper is used and it is very important to use it pickled so the vinegar gives to the salsa more contrasting flavors.
  • As part of the ingredients ketchup and jalapeno pepper is used. If you want you can use 1/2 cup of jalapeno ketchup and it won’t be necessary to use the jalapeno pepper.
  • The salsa will be ready in just 10 minutes.
  • The recipe yields 2 cups.


  • 5 slices of Pineapple in Syrup (12.3 oz)
  • 1 Pickled Jalapeno Pepper (.5 oz)
  • 1/2 cup of Sugar (4.4 oz)
  • 1/2 cup of Ketchup (4.2 fl oz)
  • 2 tablespoons of Corn Starch
  • 1 cup of the Pineapple Syrup (8.4 fl oz)
  • 4 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar

  • Cookware

  • 1 Saucepan
  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Turner

  • Directions

    1. Put in a blender:
    • 5 slices of Pineapple in Syrup.
    • 1 Pickled Jalapeno Pepper.
    • 1/2 cup of Sugar.
    • 1/2 cup of Ketchup.
    • 2 tablespoons of Corn Starch.
    • 1 cup of the Pineapple Syrup.
    • 4 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar.

    1. Blend very well the ingredients.
    2. Put in a saucepan the mixture that was blended and bring it to a boil over medium heat.
    3. When the pineapple salsa boils reduce to low heat and cook it for about 8 minutes, until it thickens and acquires a more intense color; stir occasionally.

    Bittersweet and Spicy

    Suggestion: Preferably leave the salsa resting for about 15 minutes, before serving, so the flavors settle.

    Variation: The pineapple salsa can also be prepared in a spicy version.

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