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Spicy Fermented Pineapple Recipe

Seriously, how GOOD does that sound? Spicy pineapple? Yes, and not only does it sound good, it IS good!

I was inspired by a jar of pineapple and chilis that were in vinegar and a sugar syrup. As soon as I saw the pretty jar I knew I had to ferment it!

As with all ferments, only a few ingredients were needed. I found myself a pineapple and some jalapeños and I got to work. Ferments are always so easy to put together. The only part that took long was cutting the pineapple. And it was no big deal, really. I chose to cut my pineapple into wedges. But you can cut the pineapple however you wish. It is your pineapple.

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Spicy Fermented Pineapple
Ingredients
  1. 1 whole pineapple, cut into wedges
  2. 1 small jalapeño, thinly sliced
  3. 1/2 teaspoon culture starter or 1 Tablespoon of whey
  4. 2 teaspoons sea salt
  5. water to fill
Instructions
  1. Place sliced jalapeños in a one quart mason jar.
  2. Add pineapple wedges to the jar, cramming as many in as possible.
  3. Add the salt and culture starter.
  4. Fill with water, leaving an inch of headspace.
  5. Place a lid and leave on the counter to ferment for 2 to 4 days.
Notes
  1. I use air locks on my jars. This isn't necessary, of course. A simple mason jar lid will be just fine.
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21 Comments on “Spicy Fermented Pineapple”

  1. Did I have to cap it? I actually just covered the jar with cheesecloth, held in pace by the ring. Once done fermenting, how long does it keep in the fridge? I used 1 T kombucha, that seems to be ok. Any wisdom appreciated.

  2. the nice thing about this recipe, which is awesome, btw, is that you can use the rind and core and start Tepache, yummmy, it’s a two-fer

  3. hi all, I have been playing around with water kefir and kombucha tea ferments – using wild fermentation. I guess I would use the liquid of one of these instead of the starter culture, or perhaps some liquid from my ginger bug? When you say whey, is this normal whey protein powder (plain) I can buy online?

    thanks very much

  4. I have used pineapple and jalapenos as a second ferment flavor for kombucha. It was absolutely delicious so I will definitely have to try this recipe.

  5. This looks so cool! I think pineapple is my favorite fruit.. I know I’m obsessed when I go against the grain and put it on pizza. So many people dislike it on pizza but hey, I love my pineapple. I think it would be great to try fermented and with some added spice. I am so excited to try making this at home! Thanks for sharing this recipe, it looks super simple to make!

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