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Spicy Pickled Pineapple

This Spicy pickled pineapple is a combination of sweet pineapple and spicy jalapeño ~ a wonderful topping for a sandwich or perfect snack time treat. 
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword pineapple
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 people


  • 1 ea pineapple sliced thin
  • 3 C vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/8 C lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seed whole
  • 1/4 tsp peppercorns
  • 1/2 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 C cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 ea jalapeño seeds removed and cut into small rings


  • Place the vinegar, sugar, lime juice, mustard seed, peppercorns and kosher salt into a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Stir until sugar dissolves. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature.
  • Slice the pineapple in thin rings. Add to your wide mouth canning jar with the cilantro. 
  • Pour the vinegar mixture over the top of each jar, allow 1/2 inch headspace. The vinegar should barely cover each jar, if not, top with a bit of water.
  • Place the lid and ring on each wide mouth jar. Refrigerate for 12-24 hours before enjoying.


  • This recipe makes just under 3 pints (6 C.) of Spicy Pickled Pineapple.