Sweet & Tangy Pineapple Salsa
This chipotle-infused pineapple salsa pairs beautifully with any grilled meat or fish. Grilling the pineapple brings out its natural sweetness while adding a rich, smoky flavor and caramelized texture.
Grilled Pineapple Salsa
- 1 small onion, sliced
- 4-inch section of peeled pineapple, cut into 1-inch rings
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 1 dried chipotle chile
- 6 mint leaves, minced
- 2 teaspoons minced cilantro
- 1/4 cup water
- Juice of 1 lime
Brush the onion and pineapple with half of the oil. Grill over medium-high heat until caramelized and charred, about 3 to 4 minutes per side. Remove from grill, and chop into one-inch pieces, roughly.
Fry the chipotle chile in the excess oil for 10 seconds.
Remove chile from pan, add to a blender with all the other ingredients and pulse BRIEFLY.
Season with salt and pepper. Use within 8 hours.
Photograph by Madeleine Hill.