Grilled Pineapple and Avocado Salsa

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is yummy over fish and any kind of meat! I also like to have it over rice and grains. I think this would be great as a pizza topping! These ingredients are used in the Caribbean, Mexico, Spain and the Southwest, also Hawaii(Western USA).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium hot.
  2. Brush pineapple rings lightly with oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill until brown and caramelized, about 8 minutes per side, or cook on a grill pan over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes on each side.
  4. Cool slightly, and cut into 1/2 inch chunks.
  5. Transfer to a bowl.
  6. Halve avocados; remove and discard pit and peel.
  7. Cut flesh into 1/2-inch chunks; add to pineapple along with lime juice, jalapeño, and cilantro.
  8. Toss to combine, and serve.
  9. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

5 5

January 08, 2011
A supreme sidedish. I added one grilled pepper to this recipe.
Very easy, tasty and light. Coreander is very important!
Thanks a lot for posting it!

February 12, 2011
Done again! So goood even without avocado! New photo added!
January 05, 2011 I saw the stars were missing. I added the stars again.

3 5

I really couldn't figure out what to do with this one. It has obviously worked well for some folks, so I spent a lot of time double-checking the instructions that I hadn't missed something, but it just never came together. It's not really a sauce, the components are in chunks. The rather large pineapple pieces, in comparison to the avocado, and the small quantity of jalapeno, made it difficult to use in a way that one could get a flavor-balanced mouthful. The grilled pineapple and the avocado each "mush" a little bit, which makes an attractive presentation difficult. It's not bad tasting, but I think these ingredients could be used more effectively.

5 5

yes yes yes. we eat this all the time with pulled pork tacos. i leave the jalepeno out of the salsa because the meat is already sooooo spicy (yum). there are NEVER any leftovers.