Air Fryer Pineapple

AIR FRYER PINEAPPLE

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Air fryer pineapple is the perfect snack, appetizer, side, or dessert that’s ready in a snap! Air frying pineapple brings out the sweetness and juiciness of the pineapple. I love to add a little Tajin to make this the ultimate sweet and savory treat with a little kick of heat. Also, this recipe is great because you can use fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple! No matter how you enjoy it, you will love the sweetness the air fryer brings out of the pineapple.

Can You Cook Pineapple In The Air Fryer?

Yes, you can air fry pineapple! It is super easy and brings out the sweetness of the pineapple. We squeezed lime wedges on top of the pineapple and sprinkled some Tajin for a spicy kick.

Ingredients For Air Fryer Pineapple

Air Fryer Pineapple Ingredients
  • Pineapple: We used fresh pineapple in this recipe and cut it into small pieces. Frozen pineapple chunks and canned pineapple work as well.
  • Lime Juice: Tangy lime pairs perfectly with sweet air fryer pineapple.
  • Tajin: We love to add some Tajin for a kick.

How To Make Air Fryer Pineapple

To make air fryer pineapple, cut a pineapple into rings. Then, cut the pineapple rings into smaller pieces and remove the core from each cut. Or, you can use frozen pineapple chunks or canned pineapple in this recipe.

How To Cut A Pineapple

After that, place the pineapple pieces on top of parchment paper in the air fryer with the rind on.

Air Frying Pineapple

Then, air fry the pineapple on both sides. Once air fried, remove the pineapple, let it cool, and enjoy!

How To Serve Air Fryer Pineapple

We recommend serving this air fryer pineapple on a plate or in a bowl. We love to enjoy our air fryer pineapple with some lime juice and Tajin. It is the perfect appetizer, snack, and dessert. It is really great anytime a pineapple craving hits and you want something sweet!

Pineapples In Air Fryer

How Long To Air Fry Pineapple

Pineapple should be air fried for 5 minutes at 400 degrees F on one side and 3-4 minutes on the other side. This depends on the size of your pineapple pieces and your air fryer. Also, there is no need to preheat your air fryer.

Can You Air Fry Frozen Or Canned Pineapple?

Yes, you can air fry fresh, frozen, and canned pineapple! The air fryer brings out the sweetness of the pineapple and makes it even more delicious! We have tried this recipe with fresh, frozen, and canned pineapple. All of them are great options.

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How Much Air Fryer Pineapple To Make

You can make as much air fryer pineapple as you want! You can use as many small pieces of pineapple as you would like. We recommend enjoying it fresh after air frying. Also, you can add the lime juice and Tajin to taste, depending on how much pineapple you make and how much you want on it. Keep in mind not to overcrowd the air fryer with pineapple. In this case, air fry some and more after.

Use Parchment Paper

We recommend placing some parchment paper in your air fryer before adding the pineapple. This makes it easy to remove the pineapple from the air fryer. Also, it makes cleaning up simple and quick!

Evenly Cut The Pineapple

Make sure to cut your pineapple into the same-sized pieces so it cooks evenly in the air fryer.

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AIR FRYER PINEAPPLE

5 from 6 votes
Recipe by Shawna Course: Appetizers, Sides, DessertCuisine: South AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

9

minutes
Calories

35

kcal

Air fryer pineapple is the perfect snack, appetizer, side, or dessert that’s ready in a snap! Air frying pineapple brings out the sweetness and juiciness of the pineapple. Also, this recipe is great because you can use fresh, frozen, or canned pineapple!

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Ingredients

  • 1 pineapple

  • lime juice to taste

  • Optional: Tajin, chili lime seasoning

Directions

  • Cut the pineapple into rings that are about ½ to 1 inch in height. Then, cut the rings into 4 pieces like a pizza. Or, feel free to use frozen pineapple chunks or canned pineapple.
  • Remove the core of the fresh pineapple from each cut. You can leave the rind on the fresh pineapple.
  • Place parchment paper in your air fryer. Then, place the fresh pineapple pieces, frozen pineapple chunks, or canned pineapple on top of the parchment paper in the air fryer.
  • Air fry the pineapple at 400 degrees F for 5 minutes. There is no preheating required. Then, flip the pineapple pieces and air fry them on the other side for 3-4 minutes, depending on the size of the pineapple and your air fryer.
  • Once air fried, let it cool, remove the pineapple, and squeeze a wedge of lime on top. We love to top our air fryer pineapple with some Tajin for a kick.

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Notes

  • You can make as many servings of this recipe as you would like. We calculated one serving as 1/2 cup of air fryer pineapple. This entire recipe serves 2-4. Serving sizes may vary depending on if you use fresh or frozen pineapple.
  • WW Points™: 0 points
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  • Nutritional information is provided as a reference, using an online calculator. We recommend verifying the information independently. It could vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories35
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 0g 0%
    • Saturated Fat 0g 0%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 0mg 0%
  • Total Carbohydrate 8.5g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.5g 0%
    • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 0g 0%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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