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- 6-inch section of peeled pineapple, cut into 1-inch rings
- 1 small onion, halved
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 2 dried chipotle chiles
- 6 mint leaves
- 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, loosely packed
- Juice of 1 lime
Grilled Pineapple Salsa
This chipotle-infused pineapple salsa pairs beautifully with grilled or fried fish. Grilling the pineapple brings out its natural sweetness while adding a rich, smoky flavor and caramelized texture.
Peel and cut the pineapple into 1-inch slices. Brush the onion and pineapple with 1 tablespoon of the peanut oil. Grill over medium-high direct heat until caramelized and charred, about 3 minutes per side. Remove from grill, and chop into 1/2-inch pieces.
Fry the chipotle chiles in the remaining oil for 10 seconds.
Remove chiles from pan and chop. Add all of the ingredients to a food processor, reserving about 1 cup of the pineapple. Pulse to finely chop. Place the mixture in a serving bowl. Dice the reserved pineapple and stir it into the salsa.
Season with salt and pepper. Serve the pineapple salsa with tortilla chips or over grilled meat or seafood.
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